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Hi I need some help with this synthesis please! The following ether can be converted to...

The following ether can be converted to the phenolHi I need some help with this synthesis please!

The following ether can be converted to the phenol below. Draw a curved arrow mechanism for the reaction sequence.
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:O OH and OH

Explanation: Hydroxide ion is a strong base which abstracts the most acidic proton and eliminates leaving group to form a doube bond. Now, [3,3]-sigmatropic reaarangement gives the carbonyl group on benzene ring. Now elimination of proton regenerates aromaticity.

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