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    Organic Chemistry (5 Problems)

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    1. Give the major organic product(s) for the following reaction or sequences.

    2. A multistep synthesis can be used to prepare 3,3-dimethylindanone. From the list provided below, choose the best reagent(s) for each step in the sequence.

    3. Each of the following compounds can be prepared by a mixed aldol condensation reaction. Give the structures of the aldehyde and/or ketone precursors for each aldol product and formulate the reaction.

    5. Conversion of B into C involves hydrolysis of the ester followed by decarboxylation. On the structures provided below, show the electron flow for the decarboxylation step.

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    Solution Summary

    The solution solves reactions and problems of five organic chemistry problems.