Problem: Which of the following are the elimination products of the reaction shown below?CH3CH2Br + -OH →A) CH3CH2Br + H + O- B) HOCH2CH2Br C) CH3CH2OH + Br- D) CH2=CH2 + Br- + H2O E) CH2=CHBr + H2O

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Nucleophile → OH

Leaving group → 1° alkyl bromide

Elimination (E2-mechanism) for this reaction will appear as:

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Which of the following are the elimination products of the reaction shown below?

CH3CH2Br + -OH →


A) CH3CH2Br + H + O- 

B) HOCH2CH2Br 

C) CH3CH2OH + Br

D) CH2=CH2 + Br- + H2

E) CH2=CHBr + H2O

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