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Acetal Retrosynthesis Question

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Acetals are the condensation products from two alcohol units and either an aldehyde or a ketone. The acetal group has found extensive use as a protecting group in synthetic organic chemistry since it is easy to install and easy to remove.

Select the TWO compounds that would give rise to the acetal depicted if combined in the presence of an acid catalyst.

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A

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B

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C

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D

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E

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