Unformatted text preview: Practice Problem 5‐1 – Answer Draw the product of the base‐catalyzed aldol reaction of each compound. (a) Phenylacetaldehyde (b) Cyclopentanone Practice Problem 5‐2 – Answer Draw the product of dehydration of each aldol product in Practice Problem 5‐1 (a) (b) Practice Problem 5‐3 – Answer Draw the structure for the product of the aldol reaction of each compound, and for the a,b‐unsaturated aldehyde or ketone formed from dehydration of each aldol product. (a) (b) Practice Problem 5‐4 – Answer Which of the following compounds would you expect to undergo aldol self‐condensation? Show the product of each successful reaction. (a) Trimethylacetaldehyde (b) Cyclobutanone (c) Benzophenone (diphenyl ketone) (d) 3‐Pentanone (e) Decanal (f) 3‐Phenyl‐2‐propenal ...
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- Trimethylacetaldehyde, Answer Draw