Problem: Draw the final product for the following E1 reactions. 

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We’re being asked to draw the mechanism for the given E1 reaction.

Recall that the E1 reaction occurs in two steps:

(1) carbocation formation – the carbon-leaving group bond is broken

(2) elimination – the base removes a β-hydrogen, forming a double bond.

Since a carbocation is formed during the reaction, the carbocation may rearrange into a more stable one.

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Draw the final product for the following E1 reactions. 

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