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Elimination of water from alcohols to form alkenes using acid

Description: Addition of acid to alcohols can result in elimination to form the corresponding alkene along with a molecule of water.
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4 thoughts on “Elimination of water from alcohols to form alkenes using acid

  1. James, in the note above you state “this works best for secondary and tertiary Alkyl Halides”… I know you mean alcohols, yes?

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