# Product formed under ethoxide/ethanol and heating?

What would be the major product of the following reaction sequence?

I believe that the first step will be the formation of a radical at the first carbon of the ethyl group because benzylic radicals are quite stable. However, I'm not really sure what happens after that. The answer key has 'I' as being the correct answer.

The second is simply an $$\mathrm E2$$ β-elimination reaction, which forms product I: