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Which is the major product from acid catalyzed hydration (addition of water) of 2-methyl-2-pentene?

a) 2-methyl-2-pentanol
b) 2-methyl-1-pentanol
c) 2-methyl-3-pentanol
d) 3-methyl-3-pentanol

answer: "c": 2-methyl-3-pentanol ???

asked by K
  1. I'm not an organic chemist but from what I can read I think the answer is a.

    posted by DrBob222
  2. I think that it must be "a", too, when I rethought it. Thank you.

    posted by K
  3. "A" was correct

    posted by K

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