Problem: Draw the structure of the major product of each step in the following three-step synthesis. Show the formal charges, where applicable. As a start, the benzene ring is drawn for you in each product.

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  • CH3 → o,p-director
  • Na2Cr2O7, H2SO→ side-chain oxidation → (R to COOH)


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Draw the structure of the major product of each step in the following three-step synthesis. Show the formal charges, where applicable. As a start, the benzene ring is drawn for you in each product.

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