EAS: Retrosynthesis Video Lessons

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Problem: Propose a synthesis of compound B starting from benzene and acetyl chloride (CH3COCl ) as the only sources of carbon. Several steps may be required. Assume that all reagents needed for the synthesis are available. Indicate clearly the reagents used and the products obtained after each step. Mechanisms are not required.  

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Propose a synthesis of compound B starting from benzene and acetyl chloride (CH3COCl ) as the only sources of carbon. Several steps may be required. Assume that all reagents needed for the synthesis are available. Indicate clearly the reagents used and the products obtained after each step. Mechanisms are not required.

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