Solution: Which of the following provides an efficient method of converting 3-bromo-2-methyl-1-butene into 2-methyl-2-butene? a) 1) H2, Ni2B; 2) KOtBu b) 1) H2, Pt; 2) LDA c) 1) NaOH; 2) H2, Pt d) 1) H2, Pt; 2) KOtBu e) 1) H2, Pt; 2) NaOEt

Problem

Which of the following provides an efficient method of converting 3-bromo-2-methyl-1-butene into 2-methyl-2-butene?

a) 1) H2, Ni2B; 2) KOtBu

b) 1) H2, Pt; 2) LDA

c) 1) NaOH; 2) H2, Pt

d) 1) H2, Pt; 2) KOtBu

e) 1) H2, Pt; 2) NaOEt