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Homework Help: 1 methyl ethyne reacted with i(HBr,) ii(Mg(0), THF, acetone)

  1. Sep 15, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I get that the Br will attach to the triple bond creating a double bond and a Br at the end. I get the gringard reagent but what will the acetone do?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Sep 15, 2011 #2
    no one wants to respond :(
  4. Sep 15, 2011 #3
    I believe I got it it is 2 pentane-4-ol. If anyone would like to confirm that it would be great.
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