Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 10 - Structure and Synthesis of Alcohols - Problems: Problem 10-4 e

Answer

trans-cyclobutane-1,3-diol

Work Step by Step

1. Locate the longest carbon chain with OH and number it so that OH gets the lowest number. 2. It's trans because the OH s are on the different sides. Since its ring with 4 carbons it's cyclobutane and since OH is at 1,3 it would be -1,3-diol
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