Problem: Draw the structure of the product of the reaction between the compound shown below and H2SO4.CH3CH2OH

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Given reaction: 1° Alcohol + Strong Acid → Dehydration → Alkene

Dehydration of 1° Alcohol → protonation + E2 elimination


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Draw the structure of the product of the reaction between the compound shown below and H2SO4.

CH3CH2OH

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