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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents.

 (k) trans -1,2-Dichlorocyclopentane from cyclopentane  

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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents. 

 (j) Cyclopentyl iodide from cyclopentane 

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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents. 

(i) trans -2-Chlorocyclohexanol from cyclohexyl chloride

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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents. 

(h) tert -Butyl iodide from isobutyl iodide 

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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents. 

 (g) tert-Butyl alcohol from isobutyl alcohol 

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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents. 

(f) 1,2-Epoxypropane from 2-propanol 

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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents. 

 (e) 1-Bromo-2-methyl-2-propanol from tert-butyl bromide 

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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents. 

(d) 1-Bromo-2-propanol from 2-propanol 

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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents. 

(c) 1,2-Dibromopropane from 2-bromopropane 

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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents. 

(b) 1-Bromopropane from 2-bromopropane

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Suggest a sequence of reactions suitable for preparing each of the following compounds from the indicated starting material. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents. 

(a) 1-Propanol from 2-propanol 

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A single epoxide was isolated in 79–84% yield in the following reaction. Was this epoxide A or B? Explain your reasoning.  

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All the following reactions have been reported in the chemical literature. Give the structure of the principal organic product in each case.

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All the following reactions have been reported in the chemical literature. Give the structure of the principal organic product in each case.

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All the following reactions have been reported in the chemical literature. Give the structure of the principal organic product in each case.

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All the following reactions have been reported in the chemical literature. Give the structure of the principal organic product in each case.

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All the following reactions have been reported in the chemical literature. Give the structure of the principal organic product in each case.

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All the following reactions have been reported in the chemical literature. Give the structure of the principal organic product in each case.

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All the following reactions have been reported in the chemical literature. Give the structure of the principal organic product in each case.

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All the following reactions have been reported in the chemical literature. Give the structure of the principal organic product in each case.

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All the following reactions have been reported in the chemical literature. Give the structure of the principal organic product in each case.

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(c) Write equations describing the preparation of the tertiary alcohol of molecular formula C5H12O by acid-catalyzed hydration of two different alkenes. 

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(b) Write equations describing the preparation of three isomeric primary alcohols of molecular formula C5H12O from alkenes. 

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(a) Write Newman projections for the gauche and anti conformations of 1,2- dichloroethane (ClCH2CH2Cl). 

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(a) Which primary alcohol of molecular formula C5H12O cannot be prepared from an alkene by hydroboration–oxidation? Why? 

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