Problem: Write structural formulas for all the alkene products that could reasonably be formed from each of the following compounds under the indicated reaction conditions. Where more than one alkene is produced, specify the one that is the major product. (a) 1-Bromo-3,3-dimethylbutane (potassium tert-butoxide, tert-butyl alcohol, 100°C)  

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Write structural formulas for all the alkene products that could reasonably be formed from each of the following compounds under the indicated reaction conditions. Where more than one alkene is produced, specify the one that is the major product. (a) 1-Bromo-3,3-dimethylbutane (potassium tert-butoxide, tert-butyl alcohol, 100°C)
 

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