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    A.) Write a complete mechanism for the addition of diethyl malonate to ethanal in the presence of base to form a beta-hydroxy ester.

    B.) Outline a sythensis that forms at least on C - C bond for each of the following compounds:
    2.) CH3CH2CH2CH=C(CN)(CO2CH2CH3)

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    detailed explanation of a mechanism that takes place in the presence of a base and the synthesis of a compound.