Problem 32, Chemistry 0243 -2009 Even if you think you have this one, make sure you get all your answers checked . Write an arrow formalism mechanism for the following reaction. Explain why 1 is formed, but 2 is not. You should be able to tell us not only why the "cyclohexatriene" ring is “down” as in 1 not “up” as in 2 , but two reasons why the OH winds up adjacent to the ring and not on the other carbon of the starting alkene.
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