So this is a major product. This is our major product. And we would get some of the alcohol that forms from the secondary carbocation. So a minor product, that's what we would get if this oxygen had attacked our secondary carbocation. And you will get some of that. OK. But if your test asks for the major product, you should show the product of ...
The structure of the product is shown in the image attached below. The reaction involves an oxymercuration-demercuration reaction that results in the formation of alcohol.
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16. Which of the following statements is not true? A) Enantiomers have identical properties except in chiral environments or with plane-polarized light. B) Reactions involving only achiral or racemic materials must produce achiral or racemic