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    Drawing Molecules & Mechanisms

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    1. Draw 6,6-dimethyl-2-cyclohexenone

    2. Draw 3-chloro-2-phenylpropanal

    3. When 4-hydroxybutanal is treated with methanol in the presence of an acid catalyst, 2-methoxytetrahyrofuran is formed. Show the mechanism for this reaction.

    4. Propose syntheses for the following compound using the indicated starting materials. 2- butanone from acetaldehyde

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    Solution Summary

    Solution attaches a .doc file showing the structures of a few molecules as well as a reaction mechanism and synthesis proposal for a further molecule.