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    3. A novice chemist wishes to prepare 1-methyl-1,4-cyclohexanediol from the compound shown below. He wishes to use an appropriate Grignard reagent in the synthesis. Was the chemist successful? Explain why or why not. (see attached file for diagram)

    4. Synthesize the following compounds using the indicated starting materials.
    A. Show two ways to prepare 3-methyl-3-hexanol using a Grignard reagent and a carbonyl (C=O) compound.
    B. See attached file for diagram.

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    This solution involves synthesizing compounds and preparing Grignard reagents and carbonyl compounds.