Vocaloid:

acidity of carbonyl compounds question

3 weeks ago
Vocaloid:

|dw:1542497850890:dw| @imqwerty would you mind assisting? I'm thinking it's either C or E

3 weeks ago
imqwerty:

option A has an active methylene group |dw:1542741933199:dw|

3 weeks ago
imqwerty:

this group is very acidic because of the stable conjugate ion

3 weeks ago
imqwerty:

in options C and E the singly bonded oxygens will reduce the delocalization of the negative charge by interfering with their lone pairs and hence the conjugate ion would be less stable than the one in option A

3 weeks ago
Vocaloid:

Ah. Good to know. Thank you.

3 weeks ago
imqwerty:

yw

3 weeks ago
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