Problem: Give the expected major organic product of each of the following reactions. 

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Ketone + alcohol + base → hemiacetal formation (via nucleophilic addition)

This follows a mechanism of:

(1) Nucleophilic addition

(2) Protonation (formation of hemiacetal)

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Give the expected major organic product of each of the following reactions. 

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