Problem: Which of the following reactions will yield a meso compound? a. 2-butyne + Cl2/CCl4 x 2 → b. 2-butene + H2O / H2SO4  → c. 2-methylcyclobutene + Hg(OAc)2, THF/ NaBH4, NaOH → d. cis-3-hexene + cold, dilute KMnO4 → e. More than one of these

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Which of the following reactions will yield a meso compound?

a. 2-butyne + Cl2/CCl4 x 2 →

b. 2-butene + H2O / H2SO4  →

c. 2-methylcyclobutene + Hg(OAc)2, THF/ NaBH4, NaOH →

d. cis-3-hexene + cold, dilute KMnO4 →

e. More than one of these

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