Problem: Provide the major organic product of the reaction below.

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Acid-catalyzed transesterification → protonates carbonyl (C=O) and for attack by alcohol

  • lactone → cyclic ester → ring opens during transesterification
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Provide the major organic product of the reaction below.

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