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The enolate derived from diethyl acetamidomalonate is treated with each of the following alkyl halides. After hydrolysis and decarboxylation, what amino acid is formed: (a) CH3I; (b) (CH3)2CHCH2Cl; (c) CH3CH2CH(CH3)Br?

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