Problem: Select the best reagents to prepare the product below.

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We are asked to select the best reagents to prepare the product. 


Product: amine

The best way to produce amines is through Gabriel synthesis

  • Potassium phthalimide is treated with base, then a primary alkyl halide, and then either hydrazine, acid, or base.


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Select the best reagents to prepare the product below.

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