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Unformatted text preview: between those extremes. If 'A' undergoes a homolytic cleavage to form a radical initiator, propose a structure for the iniator radical, given the BDE information (4 pts) b) Using the abbreviation "In " to represent the initiator in this reaction, propose steps for a radical chain process which would account for the hydroperoxide product shown below (8 pts) O (initiator 'A') O 2 O O O H (continued on the next page) H 3 C C O O O H H + In O H + In-H O H + O O O O O O O O + O H H O O O H O H + (then the last two steps cycle as a chain)...
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