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Solution: A student wants to synthesize propionitrile from ethanol.Which of the following reagents would work? (Select all that apply).a. 1. H3O+ 2. NaCNb. 1. SOCl2, pyridine 2. NaCNc. 1. PBr3, pyridine 2. NaCNd. NaCNe. 1. HBr 2. NaCN

Problem

A student wants to synthesize propionitrile from ethanol.

Which of the following reagents would work? (Select all that apply).

a. 1. H3O2. NaCN

b. 1. SOCl2, pyridine 2. NaCN

c. 1. PBr3, pyridine 2. NaCN

d. NaCN

e. 1. HBr 2. NaCN