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Products in an organic reaction

Reaction 1 Reaction 2
CH3--C==CH--CH2--OH + CH3--CH2--C

Reaction 1 between compounds 1 and 2. The equation is incomplete, only the reactants are shown. The missing product(s) are where ? is. What is the product(s)?

Identify the functional groups in reaction 1 and 2.
Complete the equation for reaction 1 by drawing the abbreviated structural formula of the product in place of the question mark and then identify any new functional group in the organic products.

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It's difficult to make out the structures you have given - watch the formatting!
I'll work on the assumption you are working ...

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This solution provides a simple explanation for finding the product of an organic reaction, using a diagram in an attached .jpg file to enhance understanding.