Problem: Show how the Wittig reaction can be used to most efficiently prepare the following alkene starting from a carbonyl compound and an alkyl halide 

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Show how the Wittig reaction can be used to most efficiently prepare the following alkene starting from a carbonyl compound and an alkyl halide 

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