Problem: Complete the mechanism for the following oxidation of an aldehyde reaction. Draw all the arrows to indicate movement of electrons, write all lone pairs, all formal charges, and all the products for each step. In the dotted box write which mechanistic element is involved in each step.

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Complete the mechanism for the following oxidation of an aldehyde reaction. Draw all the arrows to indicate movement of electrons, write all lone pairs, all formal charges, and all the products for each step. In the dotted box write which mechanistic element is involved in each step.

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