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What exactly is the mechanism of this reaction?
« on: September 17, 2022, 12:05:47 PM »
I thought that it would create a 4-membered ring?

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Re: What exactly is the mechanism of this reaction?
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2022, 03:03:43 PM »
Draw out the whole thing and push electrons, you'll see its definitely 3 membered. Think about which carbon is being attacked by the carbanion.

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Re: What exactly is the mechanism of this reaction?
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2022, 02:49:28 AM »
Thx guys ive got it now

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