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Unformatted text preview: make the double bond. Example of an E1 reaction: Base Strength: A strong base not required, since it is not involved in the rate-determining step Leaving groups: A good leaving group is required, such as a halide or a tosylate, since it is involved in the rate-determining step. Rearangements: Since the mechanism goes through a carbocation intermediate, rearangements can occur....
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2008 for the course CHEM 261 taught by Professor Austell during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08