Problem: Which of the mechanistic steps shown is not a reasonable one in the mechanism to describe the formation of 2-methyl-1-butene by dehydration of 3-methyl-2-butanol?

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Which of the mechanistic steps shown is not a reasonable one in the mechanism to describe the formation of 2-methyl-1-butene by dehydration of 3-methyl-2-butanol?

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