I am having trouble drawing the Grignard reagent and carbonyl compound when synthesizing alcohols using a Grignard reagent and an aldehyde or keytone. It seems the the actual reagent is more complicated in structure because it is complexed with several molecules of ether. I just need a little clarity on this one.
How would you synthesize the following alcohols using a Grignard reagent and an aldehyde or keytone? Clearly show the structure of the Grignard reagent and the carbonyl compound. (see short attachment)
This solution explains the Grignard reagent and carbonyl compounds when synthesizing alcohols.