Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Reactions of Alkenes - Problems: Problem 8-13 c

Answer

The major product is shown in the picture.
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Work Step by Step

The $BH_3$ attacks on the less hindered side, which is the top side of the C=C bond. The hydrogen and OH attach syn. There will also be an enantiomer of this product. The products are racemic.
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