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Homework Help: Dehydrating cyclohexanol

  1. Mar 21, 2007 #1
    what are the products when 2-butanol undergoes E1 derhydration? which is the most abundant?
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  3. Mar 21, 2007 #2
    3 alkenes are obtained. cis-but-2-ene, trans-but-2-ene, and but-1-ene. and I think the trans isomers will be the most abundant..
  4. Mar 21, 2007 #3
    yes, i think you are right
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