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Unformatted text preview: 8 H 16 O In this case, addition of water to the carbocation intermediate can occur in two ways: from the same side as the methyl group or from the opposite side. Deprotonation gives the cis/trans pair, 4 and 5 . CH 3 CH 3 2 H O H H + CH 3 CH 3 H + CH 3 H CH 3 + = 1. add from top 2. deprotonate 1. add from bottom 2. deprotonate CH 3 H CH 3 CH 3 H CH 3 OH OH 4 and 5...
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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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