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    Acidic: Protons, Aldehydes, Ketones or Esters

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    - Circle all of the acidic α-protons in the molecules

    - Show the structure of the enolate (either resonance form) when the compounds react with the given base.

    - The three compounds can be made by an Aldol or Claisen condensation reaction. Clearly show the aldehydes, ketones or esters used to make them.

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