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Draw the alcohol that is the product of the reduction of 3-methylpentanal

Timothy Norman

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Ronald Miller on March 28, 2018

Reduction is the process that has been carried out in the presence of a reducing agent such as hydrogen. Hydrogen is added to the carbon adjacent to the oxygen leding to the formation of 3 - methypentan-1-ol, which is the-CHO functional group is reduced to the OH functional group. 3-methylpentan-1-ol open structure is thereforeCH3CH2CH(CH3)CH2CH2OH


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