Unformatted text preview: We strongly suggest that you begin with a determination of the structures of the two stereoisomers. Next consider what are the products of the reactions with sodium hydride. Finally, explain why only one of the initial products reacts to give C 5 H 8 O. OH I H NaH C 5 H 8 IO – Na + C 5 H 8 O squiggley line means stereochemistry not specified two compounds two compounds one compound...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course CHEM orgo taught by Professor Jones during the Fall '10 term at NYU.
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