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H NMR spectrum
recorded at 250.13 MHz
The Knoevenagel reaction between a malonic acid diester and an aldehyde yields a product
having the 250MHz
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H NMR spectrum shown below. The products contains C, H, and O only.
Determine the structural formulae of the starting materials and the product. Assign as many
signals as possible. What is the solvent?