Propose a synthesis of the following compound starting with any reagents containing 6 carbons or less.
Wittig reaction is a useful tool to convert aldehyde or ketone to an alkene using Wittig reagent. Wittig reagent is the ylide from the deprotonation of phosphonium.
Answer and Explanation:
The mechanism of the proposed synthesis if shown below
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from Chemistry 304: Organic Chemistry IIChapter 2 / Lesson 14