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Problem: 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 F2. In order to generate an enolate we we need either an acid or a base to abstract an alpha hydrogen T or F3. The pka of an alpha hydrogen on a single carbonyl is ~20 T or F4. The choice of base will determine the extent of enolate formation. T or F

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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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