Problem: Identify the reactant and reagent used to synthesize the product below.a) B(OMe)3 b) NaBH4 c) BH3• THF 

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Product appears to be an alkylated B which can be produced via Hydroboration

Alkenes + BH3/THF → Hydroboration (anti-Markovnikov addition; BH2 attaches to the least substituted side).

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Identify the reactant and reagent used to synthesize the product below.

a) B(OMe)

b) NaBH

c) BH3• THF 

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