Problem: How many atoms and electrons are directly involved in the bond-making and bond-breaking of the first step in an E2 reaction? (A) five atoms, six electrons  (B) four atoms, six electrons (C) three atoms, six electrons  (D) five atoms, four electrons  (E) four atoms, four electrons  (F) three atoms, four electrons

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How many atoms and electrons are directly involved in the bond-making and bond-breaking of the first step in an E2 reaction?

(A) five atoms, six electrons 

(B) four atoms, six electrons

(C) three atoms, six electrons 

(D) five atoms, four electrons 

(E) four atoms, four electrons 

(F) three atoms, four electrons

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