Read the following statements and decide whether they are True or False.
1. Enolates are similar to enols but they are for more nucleophilic T or F
2. In order to generate an enolate we we need either an acid or a base to abstract an alpha hydrogen T or F
3. The pka of an alpha hydrogen on a single carbonyl is ~20 T or F
4. The choice of base will determine the extent of enolate formation. T or F
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