E2 - Anti-Coplanar Requirement Video Lessons

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Problem: Draw the major E2 reaction product formed when cis-1-chloro-2-ethylcyclohexane (shown below) reacts with hydroxide ion in DMSO.

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E2 reaction → alkene product

  • -OH → small base → Zaitsev
  • H must be anti-coplanar to the leaving group (Br)


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Draw the major E2 reaction product formed when cis-1-chloro-2-ethylcyclohexane (shown below) reacts with hydroxide ion in DMSO.


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