Problem: Provide methods for preparing following compounds by the Grignard method:

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Recall: Aldehyde/Ketone + Grignard Reagent (RMgBr) → Alcohol


Step 1: Remove one of the alkyl groups bonded to C—OH

Step 2: Convert the alkyl group into a Grignard reagent.


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Provide methods for preparing following compounds by the Grignard method:

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