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Organic compounds A and B react to give X under basic conditions

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Please see the attached file for structural information (Brainmass Problem 4).

1) What types of compounds are A and B.
2) What is the name of the mechanism by which X is formed?
3) Write a detailed mechanism showing the formation of X.

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The types of compounds are determined. The expert names the mechanism used which X is formed.

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