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:

  1. What is the purpose of this experiment?
  2. List and explain all relevant observations you made watching this demonstration.