Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321768418
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Chapter 7 - Structure and Synthesis of Alkenes - Problems - Page 306: Problem 7-13 d


An $E2$ reaction takes place

Work Step by Step

$NaOC(CH_3)_3$ is a very bulky base, therefore a poor nucleophile, so substitution is minimized, and an $E2$ reaction takes place. The reaction is shown in the attached image.
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