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Homework Help: Organic Chemistry: are these answers correct?

  1. Apr 6, 2006 #1
    Are the answers I got correct?

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    What I got:

    1. a.
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    1. b.
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    What I got:

    5. a. Br2 and H3O+. Then a Gilman reagent of (PhCHCHCH2)2CuLi followed by THF.

    5. b. First Br2 w/ hv. Then t-BuO- and finally HBR with ROOR.

    5. c. CH3O- and HCl (two step), rearrangement, more CH3O- / HCl and then intramolecular reaction.
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  3. Apr 6, 2006 #2


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    Just some remarks

    1)may be a michael's addition?

    2)You would probably have the attack on the carbonyl ketone, which is added later to prevent self-condensation reactions.
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