Name the alkene in figure 1. Then, draw the product(s) of the reaction of the alkene in figure 2...

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Name the alkene in figure 1. Then, draw the product(s) of the reaction of the alkene in figure 2 with meta-chloroperoxybenzoic acid. Include E/Z designations in your names if appropriate.

Epoxide:

Epoxides are oxygen-containing three-membered cyclic compounds. Epoxides are usually prepared by reaction of a double bond with a peroxide. Epoxides are highly reactive towards nucleophiles which leads to ring-opening.

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Both alkenes in Figure 1 and Figure 2 are the same. The longest carbon chain contains 7 carbon atoms. The double bond is present at C-3 position with...

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Learn about what an alkene is and explore the alkene formula and alkene examples. See examples of different types of alkene compounds and what alkenes are used for.


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