Problem: Propose an acceptable mechanism for the reaction of the following epoxide shown below with an excess of ethylmagnesium bromide, then protonation with dilute acid.

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Propose an acceptable mechanism for the reaction of the following epoxide shown below with an excess of ethylmagnesium bromide, then protonation with dilute acid.

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