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Show how will you synthesize : (i) 1- phenylethanol from a suitable alkene (ii) cyclohexyl methanol using an alkyl halide by an $SN^2$ reaction . (iii) Pentan-1-ol using a suitable alkyl halide ?

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(i) Addition of $H_2O$ to ethyl benzene in presence of dil $H_2SO_4$ gives 1- phenylethanol
(ii)When chloromethylcyclohexane is treated with sodium hydroxide, cyclohexylmethanol is obtained.
(iii) When 1-chloropentane is treated with NaOH, pentan-1-ol is produced.
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