Problem: Select the best base to quantitatively remove a proton from acetylene. a) NaNH2 b) NH3 c) NaOH d) NaOCH2CH3

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Select the best base to quantitatively remove a proton from acetylene.

a) NaNH2

b) NH3

c) NaOH

d) NaOCH2CH3

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