ALCOHOL DEHYDRATION - generally go by the E1 mechanism...

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ALCOHOL DEHYDRATION The first step involves the protonation of the alcohol by an acid , followed by loss of water to give a carbocation . Elimination occurs when the acid conjugate base plucks off a hydrogen. Alcohol dehydrations
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