We’re being asked to determine the product for the given reaction.
Recall that alkynes are converted to vinyl alcohols (an enol) via either acid-catalyzed hydration or oxymercuration:
Draw the major organic product(s) of the following reactions including stereochemistry when it is appropriate.
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