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Which of the following is an example of aldol condensation?

$\begin{array}{1 1} a \\ b \\ c \\ d \end{array}$

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HCHO and Benzaldehyde lack alpha hydrogen , so they can not undergo aldol condensation, instead they can undergo canizzaro reaction. But $CH_3COCH_3$ has alpha hydrogen so in presence of aqueous base it undergoes aldol condensation.
Hence (c) is the correct answer.
answered Feb 18, 2014 by sreemathi.v
edited Apr 3, 2014 by mosymeow_1
 

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