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# Problem: In the Wittig reaction of compound 1, several possible intermediates are shown. Indicate the order in which these intermediates would appear during the conversion of 1 into 2. 1) 1 → I → IV → III → 2 2) 1 → IV → II → 2 3) 1 → IV → III → I → 2 4) 1 → I → III → 2 5) 1 → I → IV → 2

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In the Wittig reaction of compound 1, several possible intermediates are shown. Indicate the order in which these intermediates would appear during the conversion of 1 into 2.

1) 1 → I → IV → III → 2

2) 1 → IV → II → 2

3) 1 → IV → III → I → 2

4) 1 → I → III → 2

5) 1 → I → IV → 2

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