ACS Review 21 Ester Enolates

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ACS Review Ester Enolates 1. Rank the compounds below in order of decreasing basicity. A. II > III > I B. II > I > III C. III > I > II D. I > III > II 2. Which of the following works best as a base to quantitatively convert ethyl acetate, CH 3 CO 2 CH 2 CH 3 , to its enolate? A. NaOH B. KOC(CH 3 ) 3 C. CH 3 Li D. [(CH 3 ) 2 CH] 2 NLi 3. Which of the following is the Claisen condensation product of ethyl propanoate, CH 3 CH 2 CO 2 Et? A. A B. B C. C D. D 4. Which one of the following would not give an appreciable yield of Claisen condensation product?
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A. ethyl hexanoate B. ethyl 2-methylhexanoate C. ethyl 3-methylhexanoate D. ethyl 4-methylhexanoate 5. How many different Claisen condensation products are possible in the reaction of equal amounts of ethyl acetate (CH 3 CO 2 Et) and ethyl propanoate (CH 3 CH 2 CO 2 Et)? A. only one B. two C. three D. four 6. What is the product of the reaction shown below?
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