Problem: Rank the acidity of the labeled protons in the following molecule from the most acidic to least acidic:   a. Hb > Ha > Hc b. Ha > Hb > Hc c. Hc > Hb > Ha d. Hc > Ha > Hb e. Hb > Ha > Hc

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Rank the acidity of the labeled protons in the following molecule from the most acidic to least acidic:

a. Hb > Ha > Hc

b. Ha > Hb > Hc

c. Hc > Hb > Ha

d. Hc > Ha > Hb

e. Hb > Ha > Hc

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