Problem: Provide the reagents necessary to make the indicated product from the indicated starting materials; more than one step maybe necessary.

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We’re being asked to provide a synthetic pathway for the given reaction.



Notice that the position of the hydroxyl group changed. Moving functionality involve alternating addition and elimination reactions.



• When given an alkene: start with addition

• When given RX or ROH: start with elimination


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Provide the reagents necessary to make the indicated product from the indicated starting materials; more than one step maybe necessary.

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