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Unformatted text preview: ′ (“prime”) indicates that the two groups need not be the same. The a and b entries of each set are related structurally. In each case, the a compound has an-H, which is replaced by an -R ′ in the b compound. The only case where one can easily interconvert the a and b compounds is with acids and esters, Ch 12. Some of these compounds can be interconverted by oxidation and reduction reactions. See separate handout. x402\o_groups 9/24/02...
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2011 for the course CHEM 111 taught by Professor Sawyers during the Spring '11 term at Virginia College.
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