HT2-04 - H our Examination#2 Chemistry 301-301A Then when...

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Hour Examination #2, Chemistry 301-301A, November 15, 2004 “Then, when the work was done my mother and father would stand there in the middle of the big, bright room and say poems or sing. How strange it seemed to me that all these serious, hard-working people should sit there grinning for an hour or more, listening, for instance, to my father telling them an endless, pointless story of a ghost in armor, or a ship rescued by pigeons, or somebody named Dangerous Dan McGrew. It was absurd. I wasn’t just imagining it. The whole thing was deeply, weirdly absurd. Clearly if one is to devote a lifetime to doing something as crazy as that, one had better do it well - not necessarily because there is any great virtue in doing it well, but only because, if one does it badly, people may wake up and notice that what one’s doing is crazy.” John Gardner 1 (20 points). (a) trans Compound 2 is transformed into “epoxide” 3 when treated with NaH. Use gloriously detailed three-dimensional drawings to show us how this reaction
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HT2-04 - H our Examination#2 Chemistry 301-301A Then when...

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