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# Which of the following compound is expected to have maximum enol content in ethanol?

$\begin{array}{1 1}(a)\;CH_3COCH_2COCH_3\\(b)\;CH_3COCH_2CO_2C_2H_5\\(c)\;CH_3COCHCH_3COCH_3\\(d)\;All\end{array}$

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The above compound is expected to have maximum enol content because two carbonyl groups attached to $CH_2$ group.
Hence (a) is the correct answer.
answered Feb 18, 2014