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1.5 The alkene structure that upon ozonolysis-reduction yields CH3COCH3 + CH3CH2CHO is
b. (CH3)2 C = C(CH3)2
c. (CH3)2CH2CH=CHCH3
d. (CH3)2C=CHCH2CH3

1.6 The best reagent to use to obtain 2-methyl-1-cyclohexanol from 1-methyl-1-cyclohexene is
a. H20 plus dilute acid
b. O3 followed by Zn, H30+
c. Hg(OAc)2 in water
d. BH3-THF followed by alkaline H2O2

1.7 Addition of Br2 to trans-3-hexene produces
a. a meso dibromide
b. a mixture of enantiomeric dibromides which is optically active
c. a mixture of enantiomeric dibromides which is optically inactive.
d. all of the above

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1.5 The provided reference gives detailed info on ozonolysis-reduction of alkenes. Basically the double bond in alkene will be broken and each attached with an oxygen. So the answer must be
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