Chlorination of an alkene (Alkene to Alkyne Synthesis) This would produce this 2nd product through chlorination correct?

asked by @christopherd31 • 11 months ago • Organic Chemistry • 5 pts

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Hi there! Yes you have to use X2 in CCl4 for the first reaction so we can end up with vicinal dihalides. Then we can now easily turn it to an alkyne using NaNH2.

answered by @reyn • 11 months ago
  • @reyn I was wondering on why it is incorrect when I have a vincinal dihalide? Christopher commented 11 months ago
  • @reyn I was wondering why the provide answer is incorrect? Christopher commented 11 months ago