Synthesize two of the attached compoundsfrom the indicated starting materials. You may also use any organic compounds containing three or less carbonatoms, benzene, N-bromosuccinimide, triphenylphosphine, meta-chloroperbenzoic acid(MCPBA), methylvinyl ketone, lithium diisopropylamide (LDA), ethyl acetoacetate (acetoacetic ester) and diethyl malonate (malonic ester), as well as any inorganicreagents.
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In the case of the aromatic problem, I have provided two suggestions, and you can choose which one best fits …
In the case of the aromatic problem, I have provided two suggestions, and you can choose which one best fits in with the chemistry you currently have an understanding of. All the remainder are pretty self-explanatory. It is important to try and develop the use of retrosynthesis since it is much easier to work backwards from the product than forwards from the starting material, if you get my meaning.