Draw the major organic product for the reaction shown.

Draw the major organic product for the reaction shown. Select Draw Rings More Erase 1. PPh3 2. n-butyllithium 3. i

Answer

The above reaction is known as Wittig reaction. Alkyl halide on reaction with PPh3 undergo substitution reaction. Adding n-butyllithium which is a base undergo deprotonation on the carbon which is connected to the PPh3 group to get a ylide intermediate. This ylide on reaction with benzaldehyde gives an alkene. PLEASE GIVE THUMBS UP (+) pphz BY Pphz lo 1. pph₃ M-Buli pphz. phz P P IL H Н & Ph₂p=1

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