Summary: CHM 7200 Organic Structures and Mechanisms Fall Term 2010
Problem Set 3: This problem set is now available at (www.blackboard.wayne.edu). It will be due
in class 18 days (10/29/10) from today (10/11/10). Grades will be administered as follows: 10
(exceptional effort), 8 (complete), 5 (incomplete or inadequate effort), 2 (poor effort), 0
(nonexistent). No late problem sets will be accepted.
1. Problem: Work by the Porco group is highlighted below. Provide the reaction mechanisms
for the transformations. Note the difference in reagents employed to convert A into varying
structures including B. Please show as much detail as possible.
AgSbF6 (10 mol%)
C to rt;