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    Organic Reactions Involving Alcohols and Alkenes

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    Please give the major product expected from each of the reactions and show stereochemistry where appropriate.

    e. KMnO4, H3O+

    g. 1) RCO3H and 2) H+, H2O

    h. KMnO4
    OH-, H2O
    cold

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    Organic Reactions Involving Alcohols and Alkenes

    (e) Primary alcohols are oxidized to carboxylic acids using KMnO4. The aldehyde cannot be isolatd in these solutions because the oxidizing agent is too strong. Therefore, the product is pentanoic acid. Just convert the final -CH2OH group to a -COOH ...

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    This solution provides explanations for organic reactions involving alcohols and alkenes.

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