Unformatted text preview: 2 CrO 4 , compound A was oxidized to an optically inactive dicarboxylic acid, D , C 6 H 10 O 4 . Complete the reaction scheme outlined below by proposing structures for compounds A , B , C , and D . You do not need to show stereochemistry in the structures that you draw, but you should mark any chiral centers present with an asterisk ( * ). It is not necessary to provide an explanation for your answers. 3-Methylpentane A (C 6 H 12 O 2 ) B (C 6 H 12 O 3 ) C (C 6 H 10 O 2 ) D (C 6 H 10 O 4 ) Tollens' H 2 CrO 4 H 2 O PCC H 2 NNH 2 KOH,...
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