Elimination (E2) of alkyl halides to give alkenes

by James

Description: Addition of strong base to an alkyl halide results in elimination to form a new C–C π bond.
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Eevie November 6, 2012 at 9:17 am

Very helpful thank you!

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proud indian February 13, 2014 at 6:40 am

the reaction is 100 percent anti and the halide ion and the hudrogen atom that is polarised by the strong base shouid be diametrically opposite and the molecules periplaner . it seems to be a reaction of two steps bt is single step reaction

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