Problem: Consider the acidity/basicity of each group on the main molecule. A) Determine the site of protonation/deprotonation in the reactant and use electron arrows to react the structures with the acid or base provided to produce the correct corresponding salt. The answer’s skeleton is provided to give you a head start on the answer. B) Label acid, base, conjugate acid and conjugate base for each reaction. 

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Consider the acidity/basicity of each group on the main molecule.

A) Determine the site of protonation/deprotonation in the reactant and use electron arrows to react the structures with the acid or base provided to produce the correct corresponding salt. The answer’s skeleton is provided to give you a head start on the answer.

B) Label acid, base, conjugate acid and conjugate base for each reaction. 

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