Provide the reagents for the following reactions:

Question:

Provide the reagents for the following reactions:

Reduction of carbonyl compounds:

Reduction of carbonyl compounds such as aldehydes, ketones and esters produces alcohols. Reduction of these carbonyl compounds can be achieved via reaction with lithium aluminum hydride.

Answer and Explanation:

First reaction.

The synthesis is given below.

Step 1: Diels-Alder between the diene and dienophile shown.

Step 2: Reduction of the double via...

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Using Reduction to Create Primary & Secondary Alcohols
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