Problem: How would you make trans-1,2-pentadiol from pentanol?Reagents:H3O+HBrBr2, H2OBr2, HexaneH2SO4CH3CO3HNaOHT-BuONa BHDABHCFBEGEFAHFE

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How would you make trans-1,2-pentadiol from pentanol?

Reagents:

  1. H3O+
  2. HBr
  3. Br2, H2O
  4. Br2, Hexane
  5. H2SO4
  6. CH3CO3H
  7. NaOH
  8. T-BuONa
  1. BHDA
  2. BHCF
  3. BEG
  4. EFA
  5. HFE

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