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What is the major organic product of this reaction?
O
1. 2 equiv. CH3CH2Li
OH
2. H30
(a)
OH
(b)
(c)
(d)
OH
(e)
-O
OH
Which of the following alcohols can be prepared by the reaction of methyl formate {HC(=O)OCH,, with excess
Grignard reagent (Ethylmagnesium bromide)?
(a) 1-pentanol
(b) 3-pentanol (c) 3-methyl-3-pentanol (d) 2-methyl-2-pentanol
(e) 2-pentanol

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