Draw the product first and then show the stepwise mechanism for the following:

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Draw the product first and then show the stepwise mechanism for the following:

Reactions of enolates:

Enolate ions, formed when a carbonyl compound with alpha protons reacts with an appropriate base, can be considered as a carbon nucleophile which can undergo reactions with electrophiles to give a desired product.

Answer and Explanation:

Step 1: Enolate formation.

Step 2: SN2 reaction between enolate and alkyl bromide to give product.

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