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).© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com August 14, 2018, 9:22 am ad1c9bdddf
This solution explains the Grignard reagent and carbonyl compounds when synthesizing alcohols.