2-19-07A%20Mech%20Guide - Enols are significant, however,...

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Keto-Enol Equilibrium Catalyzed by Acid or Base O H Resonance Stabilized Enolate Anion O H H H A A c i d Enol Keto form B a s e H 3 C O C Enol A For both aldehydes and ketones, the keto form predominates at equilibrium, because _____________ bonds are stronger than _______________ bonds.
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Unformatted text preview: Enols are significant, however, because they react like ______________________, not carbonyls, and this is important in certain situations. Keto form -hydrogen p K a = 18-20 H H H H 3 C O C H H H...
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