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Unformatted text preview: Use the back of the page if you need more space for your answers. In each part, you should only need to use reactions that we studied in Chapters 6 through 9!!! Prepare from as the only sources of C atoms in the target (b) (12 points) C N and KCN Hint : The benzylic position of ethylbenzene is comparable in reactivity to the allylic position of an alkene. (benzylic position) TARGET Prepare from as the only source of C atoms in the target (a) (8 points) CH 3 H CH 3 O O TARGET Br 2 , h C N NBS, h OR Br KO t Bu in t BuOH (E2) HBr, peroxides Br KCN (S N 2) (any strong base OK) Br 2 , h CH 3 H CH 3 O O H 3 C Br NaOEt in EtOH (E2) (any strong base OK) CH 3 1) O 3 2) (CH 3 ) 2 S...
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