Problem: Identify the major and minor product(s) of the following reaction:If there is more than one minor product, be sure to draw all of them.Identify the major and minor product(s) of the following reaction:If there is more than one minor product, be sure to draw all of them.Identify the major and minor product(s) of the following reaction:If there is more than one minor product, be sure to draw all of them.Identify the major and minor product(s) of the following reaction:If there is more than one minor product, be sure to draw all of them.

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For each problem, we need to refer to the Big Daddy Flowchart


For a: NaOEt → Na+ + EtO

Q1: negatively-charged

Q2: not bulky

Q3: 3° leaving group

Q4: base (oxide, RO)

Reaction: E2, Zaitsev as major product

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Identify the major and minor product(s) of the following reaction:

If there is more than one minor product, be sure to draw all of them.



Identify the major and minor product(s) of the following reaction:

If there is more than one minor product, be sure to draw all of them.



Identify the major and minor product(s) of the following reaction:

If there is more than one minor product, be sure to draw all of them.



Identify the major and minor product(s) of the following reaction:

If there is more than one minor product, be sure to draw all of them.


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