Problem: Draw the product you expect from the reaction of (R)-2-bromooctane with CH3CO2-. Use the wedge/hash bond tools to indicate stereochemistry. Include H atoms at chiral centers only. If a group is achiral, do not use wedged or hashed bonds on it.

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Draw the product you expect from the reaction of (R)-2-bromooctane with CH3CO2-. Use the wedge/hash bond tools to indicate stereochemistry. Include H atoms at chiral centers only. If a group is achiral, do not use wedged or hashed bonds on it.



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