Problem: Draw a structural formula for the alkene you would use to prepare the alcohol shown by hydroboration/oxidation. • You do not have to consider stereochemistry.• You do not have to explicitly draw H atoms.• In cases where there is more than one answer, just draw one.

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

Reaction produces alcohol following Anti-Markovnikov addition:

(1) Hydroboration

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Draw a structural formula for the alkene you would use to prepare the alcohol shown by hydroboration/oxidation. 

• You do not have to consider stereochemistry.

• You do not have to explicitly draw H atoms.

• In cases where there is more than one answer, just draw one.

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