Virtual Lab Video:
The following video is a demonstration on The Wittig Reaction:
362L Stereoselective Wittig Reaction – Synthesis of Ethyl trans-Cinnamate (#7) (Links to an external site.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wBG2JFfU-o
Watch the video and answer the following questions in the text box below in 250 words or less:
- What is the purpose of this experiment?
- List and explain all relevant observations you made watching this demonstration.