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A carbonyl compound reacts with Ylide(have negative carbon adjacent to a positive heteroatom like P,As.For example, phosphorus ylide \mathrm{Ph_3P^+-C\bar{-}HR} to give an alkene. What is the name of the reaction?

Option: 1

Kolbe's Electrolytic Method


Option: 2

Wittig Reaction


Option: 3

Hofmann's Elimination


Option: 4

Birch Reduction


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As we have learnt,

Wittig's Reaction -

In this reaction, methylene triphenyl phosphorane or phosphorous ylide is treated with a carbonyl compound to prepare an alkene.

Mechanism

Therefore, option (2) is correct.

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