posted by Vik on .
this is a repost because i am really stuck
What is the structure of the magnesium salt that is created as a byproduct of the Grignard reaction:
bromobenzene + mg = phenylmagnesium bromide
phenylmagnesium bromide + benzophenone = triphenylmethanol
First of all, what on earth is ORGO?
Try the following:
I believe you obtain MgBr2 or MgBr(OH)