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Main products of a reaction

  1. Nov 20, 2008 #1

    What are the main products?

    What will happen here? Either an SN1 reaction or an E1 reaction because we have a poor nucleophile/weak base. Since it's a secondary alkyl halide, both substitution and elimination is possible. So how can I determine what the main products are?
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2008
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  3. Nov 21, 2008 #2


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    How does heat favor one mechanism over the other?
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