## Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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# Chapter 8 - Reactions of Alkenes - Problems - Page 337: Problem 8-4 c

#### Answer

The mechanism is drawn in the attached image

#### Work Step by Step

In this mechanism, first dehydration takes place by reaction with $H_2SO_4$. The $-OH$ group is removed and a double bond forms. Then halogenation is done using $HBr$ to form $1-bromo-1-methylcyclohexane.$

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