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Alkynes Via Elimination Reactions

We’ve gone through elimination reactions before – treatment of alkyl halides with base gives alkenes. Some time ago we discussed elimination reactions here. Elimination reactions

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Two Types of Elimination Reactions

Like I said in the introduction to substitution reactions, organic chemistry is an empirical, experimental science. We make observations, and then try to reason backwards

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The E2 Mechanism

Having gone through the E1 mechanism for elimination reactions, we’ve accounted for one way in which elimination reactions can occur. However, there’s still another set

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