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: 1.31


We have eliminated 2 hydrogens from the molecule.

Work Step by Step

Since the 2 carbons that were making a double bond are now in a different bond, it means that some others were eliminated, because the carbon can only do 4 bonds. So, we can assume that 2 hydrogens got eliminated.
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