Problem: Starting with 1-hexene, which synthetic sequence below gives 2-cyanohexane? a) (1) H2SO4 (cat.), H2O    (2) NaCN b) (1) HBr/peroxide            (2) NaCN c) (1) HBr                           (2) NaCN d) (1) Br2, H2O                   (2) NaCN

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Starting with 1-hexene, which synthetic sequence below gives 2-cyanohexane?

a) (1) H2SO4 (cat.), H2O    (2) NaCN

b) (1) HBr/peroxide            (2) NaCN

c) (1) HBr                           (2) NaCN

d) (1) Br2, H2O                   (2) NaCN