The reduction of an alcohol with a ketone and an acid. I don't understand how to do it.

asked by @jordant24 • about 1 year ago • Organic Chemistry • 5 pts

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Hi there! This is actually an acid catalyzed acetal formation where the product is a cyclic acetal. You can check the video on acetals here: https://www.clutchprep.com/organic-chemistry/acetals-as-protecting-groups/?c_id=14972

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answered by @reyn • 11 months ago