Problem: Draw a structural formula for the product formed upon hydroboration/oxidation of the alkene below.• Use wedge and hash bonds ONLY for rings.• Do not show stereochemistry in other cases.• If the reaction produces a racemic mixture, just draw one stereoisomer.

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Alkene + BH3/THF then H2O→ Hydroboration oxidation of alkene

Reaction produces alcohol following Anti-Markovnikov addition:

(1) Hydroboration

(2) Oxidation (complicated mechanism)

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Draw a structural formula for the product formed upon hydroboration/oxidation of the alkene below.

• Use wedge and hash bonds ONLY for rings.

• Do not show stereochemistry in other cases.

• If the reaction produces a racemic mixture, just draw one stereoisomer.

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