We are asked what reagents are needed to prepare CH3CH2CH2CH2C≡CH from CH3(CH2)3CH=CH2
Alkene → Alkyne
2. Double Elimination
What reagents are needed to prepare CH3CH2CH2CH2C≡CH from CH3(CH2)3CH=CH2? Select all that apply.
B. KOC(CH3)3 (2equiv) in DMSO
E. POCl3 in pyridine
I. H2SO4 (2 equiv)
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