We’re being asked to draw the products for the E2 reaction when the substrate is treated with a strong base
Recall that the E2 reaction involves a backside β-elimination from the base:
Because of the concerted mechanism, E2 requires that the β-hydrogen and leaving group are antiperiplanar with each other.
Identify the major and minor products for the E2 reaction that occurs when each of the following substrates is treated with a strong base
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