Organic Chemistry As a Second Language, 3e: First Semester Topics

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Chapter 1 - Bond-Line Drawings - 1.4 More Exercises - Problems - Page 9: 1.27


We have eliminated a chloride and a hydrogen.

Work Step by Step

As we can see in the reaction, the elimination of the chloride was evident, as it led to the creation of a double bond between the carbons. And since one of the carbons was making 3 bonds and, after the reaction, it is making 4 bonds, one hydrogen must have been taken.
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