Problem: Synthesize compound 3 starting from benzene and epoxide 2 and using any additional reagents you want. This is a multistep synthesis problem so you need to indicate clearly all reagents used and products obtained after each step. Mechanisms are NOT required.  

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Synthesize compound 3 starting from benzene and epoxide 2 and using any additional reagents you want. This is a multistep synthesis problem so you need to indicate clearly all reagents used and products obtained after each step. Mechanisms are NOT required.

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