Problem: Which reagent would you use to accomplish the transformation shown here?

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From the reaction, we know that we need a reagent that would give us an alcohol. Let's go through each option briefly:

1. Option 1 is the reagent for catalytic hydrogenation which yields alkanes, definitely not the answer.


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Which reagent would you use to accomplish the transformation shown here?

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