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4. Give the structures of the aldol products that form when each of the following compounds or
mixtures is treated with NAOH.
a) Butanal
b) Cyclopentanone
c) Acetophenone
d)-Chlorobenzaldehyde and 2,2-dimethylcyclohexanone
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4. Give the structures of the aldol products that form when each of the following compounds or mixtures is treated with NAOH. a) Butanal b) Cyclopentanone c) Acetophenone d)-Chlorobenzaldehyde and 2,2-dimethylcyclohexanone

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Aldol reaction is a reversible reaction and takes place in the presence of a strong base like sodium hydroxide. One molecule (aldehyde or ketone) acts a nucleophile and attacks the electrophilic carbon center of the other molecule to give the addition product.

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Self Aldol recation of Butanal when ...

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OH NaOH 2 Butanal

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