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Unformatted text preview: O H R H Step 2: The carbanion nucleophile adds to the second aldehyde molecule O C H R H H O H H R C H O R H H O H H R C H O R H H H O H Step 3: Making the "aldol" by deprotinating water O H H R C H O R H H H + HO O H H R C H O R H H H Step 4: Dehydration to form the ! , "-unsaturated aldehyde Dehydration O H C R H H H R + H 2 O...
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