Hofmann Rearrangement Video Lessons

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Problem: Which set of reagents and steps will accomplish the following transformation? (Hint: Look at the reaction very carefully.)A. 1. KOH, H2O, heat; 2. H3O+; 3. LiAlH4, THF.B. LiAlH4, Et2O then H3O+C. 1. BH3 THF; 2. NaCN, HCN, H2O, EtOHD. Cl2, NaOH, H2OE. Br2, FeBr3

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Which set of reagents and steps will accomplish the following transformation? (Hint: Look at the reaction very carefully.)

A. 1. KOH, H2O, heat; 2. H3O+; 3. LiAlH4, THF.

B. LiAlH4, Et2O then H3O+

C. 1. BH3 THF; 2. NaCN, HCN, H2O, EtOH

D. Cl2, NaOH, H2O

E. Br2, FeBr3

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