Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Dehydrohalogenation Practice Problems Solution: Compound A (C7H15Br) is not a primary alkyl bromid...

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Solution: Compound A (C7H15Br) is not a primary alkyl bromide. It yields a single alkene (compound B) on being heated with sodium ethoxide in ethanol. Hydrogenation of compound B yields 2,4-dimethylpentane. Identify compounds A and B.      

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Compound A (C7H15Br) is not a primary alkyl bromide. It yields a single alkene (compound B) on being heated with sodium ethoxide in ethanol. Hydrogenation of compound B yields 2,4-dimethylpentane. Identify compounds A and B.