Problem: Based on the E1 mechanism for the acid-catalyzed dehydration of a tertiary alcohol as summarized in arrows 1 and 4, which arrow(s) represent(s) more than one elementary step?a. Arrow 1b. Arrow 4c. Both 1 and 4d. Neither 1 nor 4

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Based on the E1 mechanism for the acid-catalyzed dehydration of a tertiary alcohol as summarized in arrows 1 and 4, which arrow(s) represent(s) more than one elementary step?

a. Arrow 1

b. Arrow 4

c. Both 1 and 4

d. Neither 1 nor 4

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