We're being asked to determine the best reagents and condition for the given reaction.
Notice that we went from a 4-carbon trans-alkene to a 6-carbon cis-alkene.
Steps 1 and 2: One way to elongate a carbon chain is via alkynides.
In each reaction box, place the best reagent and conditions from the list below.
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