Unformatted text preview: Chem 331 Br Br O-H NaOH H HO C OH C H HO H Cl N Cl N A B C 12 H 21 BrO 2 OH Br O OH diastereomer same Br O O Both the acids will be ionized, so the less acidic will make the more nucleophilic carboxylate. The primary bromide is more reactive than is the secondary bromide. OH O OH Br O O H HO O O O O O O...
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- pH, Sodium hydroxide, dissociation