Problem: Write the structural formula and name of the organic product for the following reaction between an alkyne and an alkyl halide. (The alkyne group is shown, and should be entered, as "CC", without the triple bond

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We’re being asked to determine the major organic product of the given reaction.



Recall that alkynides can be formed via deprotonation of terminal alkynes. Alkynides react with 0˚ and 1˚ halides via an SN2 reaction to elongate a carbon chain.



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Write the structural formula and name of the organic product for the following reaction between an alkyne and an alkyl halide. (The alkyne group is shown, and should be entered, as "CC", without the triple bond

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