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Chapter Objectives

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  • After you have completed Chapter 10, you should be able to

    1. fulfil all of the detailed objectives listed under each individual section.
    2. design a multistep synthesis to prepare a given compound from a given starting material using any of the reactions studied up to this point in the course, including those which involve alkyl halides.
    3. solve road-map problems requiring a knowledge of any of the reactions or concepts studied up to this point, including those introduced in this chapter.
    4. define, and use in context, the key terms introduced.


    Dr. Dietmar Kennepohl FCIC (Professor of Chemistry, Athabasca University)