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Unformatted text preview: If an intermediate is a resonance hybrid, it is only necessary to draw the MOST IMPORTANT contributing resonance structure. You may assume that H 2 O is present in large excess. To help you get started, the reactants involved in the first step of the mechanism are written below the overall transformation. Although the major organic product is formed as a racemic mixture, it is not necessary to show stereochemistry in your mechanism. H 2 O (large excess) O H Br Br O H Br Br O Br + Br + H 3 O...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2009 for the course CH 310 N taught by Professor Blocknack during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.
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