Problem: Benzyl ethyl ether reacts with concentrated aqueous HI to form two initial organic products (A and B). Further reaction of product B with HI produces organic product C. Draw the structures of these three products.

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Benzyl ethyl ether reacts with concentrated aqueous HI to form two initial organic products (A and B). Further reaction of product B with HI produces organic product C. Draw the structures of these three products.

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