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    What are the reagents needed to form the specified product?

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    1. Hydroboration/ oxidation of the alkene. Expected trans product.
    2. Substitution of the alcolhol with Bromide using PBr3 - probably via a Sn2 type displacement .

    The third step is less certain, especially in terms of it taking place with reasonable yield. This could be a reaction with Lithium in Pentane (not pentene) or some ...

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    The reagents needed to form the specified products are determined. This three step solution is 215 words.