Problem: Difficult to start; however easy once you finish! Propose a synthesis for the following transformation. No mechanism is required. (Hint: There are 4 steps required however each step may require more than one reagent or be in excess) Good luck!   

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Difficult to start; however easy once you finish! Propose a synthesis for the following transformation. No mechanism is required. (Hint: There are 4 steps required however each step may require more than one reagent or be in excess) Good luck! 

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