Unformatted text preview: a. In theory, either of the double bonds could be protonated initially. For each protonation site,
draw all of the resonance structures for the resulting carbocations. b. Which site of protonation would give the most stable carbocationic intermediate? c. Draw the product(s) that would be derived from the most stable carbocation. (5/ H H 4. Propose a synthesis of the compounds below starting from the indicated starting materials. Hint: you
may need a reaction described in CHEM3 361. ...
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- Fall '08
- Organic chemistry