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Reaction involving iodic acid.

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What is the product of this reaction, please indicate stereochemistry.
What type of compound is the reactant?
What does Δ mean in this reaction?
Please show electron transfer.

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Well the Oxygen on your ether will attack the H from HI giving the following compound

The first step is an attack by Oxygen on H ...

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