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    7. Predict the relative acidities of the two compounds shown below by circling the more acidic compound. Underline the acidic hydrogen. Explain your choice. (See attachment)

    8. Synthesize the following compounds using the indicated starting materials.

    a) Decane from acetylene and any alkyl halide
    b) See attachment
    c) 2,2-dicholoropropane from acetylene

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    7. But-1-yne has an acidic hydrogen (replaceable hydrogen atom), which is attached to the carbon atom bearing the tripple bond. This accounts for the reaction of this compound with ammoniacal silver nitrate or copper (I) chloride solution to ...

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    Solution provides detailed explanation on how to predict relative acidities in provided compounds, and how to synthesize compounds with starting materials provided.