Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Reduction of Carbonyls to Alkanes Practice Problems Solution: What reaction or sequence will convert cyclopentan...

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Solution: What reaction or sequence will convert cyclopentanone to cyclopentane? a) Zn[Hg], HCl, heat b) H2NNH2 in mild acid catalyst then hot aqueous potassium hydroxide c) HSCH2CH2SH in dry acid followed by Raney nickel d) All of the above e) None of the above

Problem

What reaction or sequence will convert cyclopentanone to cyclopentane?

a) Zn[Hg], HCl, heat

b) H2NNH2 in mild acid catalyst then hot aqueous potassium hydroxide

c) HSCH2CH2SH in dry acid followed by Raney nickel

d) All of the above

e) None of the above

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