Problem: Draw the structure of the neutral product formed in the following reaction.

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We have an enone and diketone (can form enolate) so we know the reaction is a Micheal Addition. 

Without going through the actual mechanism, we can easily find the product by doing the following:

1) Form the enolate: 



2) Next, remove the double bond from the enone and mark the carbon on the end.



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Draw the structure of the neutral product formed in the following reaction.