Problem: What will be the major product of the following reaction? Pay careful attention to the stereochemistry of the product.

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We’re being asked to predict the product for the given reaction.



Recall that alkenes can be converted to diols via syn-dihydroxylation:



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What will be the major product of the following reaction? Pay careful attention to the stereochemistry of the product.

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