Problem: What would be the first step in the dehydration of cyclohexanol in sulfuric acid? a) loss of OH - b) loss of H+ by the alcohol c) formation of a sulfite ester d) protonation of the alcohol

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What would be the first step in the dehydration of cyclohexanol in sulfuric acid?

a) loss of OH -

b) loss of Hby the alcohol

c) formation of a sulfite ester

d) protonation of the alcohol

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