Unformatted text preview: compound (C) with chromic acid gave compound (D) C g H 14 O. Write structures for (A) through (D). . Â» '^1 o> 5. Consider the reduction of (R)-3-phenyl-2-pentanone by sodium borohydride . After the reduction is complete, the mixture is separated by gas-liquid chromatography into two fractions . These fraction contain isomeric compounds, and each isomer is optically active. What are these two isomers, and what is the stereoisomeric relationship between them ? ' , c\ 6 . Using only formaldehyde and acetaldehyde ( and any other inorganic reagents necessary ) synthesize V. t h e following compound : HOH 2 C â€”OCH 2 OH CH 2 OH...
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- Sulfuric acid, Oxidizing agent, sodium borohydride, 25 degrees