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Unformatted text preview: 7. 8. 9. 10. Compound A, C 6 H 12 O 2 , was found to be optically active and is oxidized by Ag + to an optically active carboxylic acid C 6 H 12 O 3 . Oxidation of A by PCC gave an optically inactive compound that gives 3-methylpentane after Wolff-Kischner reduction. Reaction with I 2 in base gave no loss of optical activity and no precipitate. Identify A. O H ? O O ? N N O H O OH O ?...
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