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Elimination Solutions

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    The above elimination mechanism is unimolecular (E1) because there is a weak base in a high concentration. Remember: a weak base favors E1 and high concentration of the base will also favor E1.


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    The above elimination mechanism is bimolecular (E2) because there is a strong base present. Remember: a strong base favors E2.


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