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7.10: Additional Exercises

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  • Physical Properties of Alkenes

    8-1 Explain why cis-2-butene is less stable than trans-2-butene.

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    8-2 Order the following alkenes in increasing order of stability.

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    8-3 Why do more substituted alkenes experience more stability compared to less substituted alkenes?

    8-4 Identify whether the following alkenes are mono-, di-, tri-, or tetra-substituted.

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    8-5 Place the following alkenes in order of increasing boiling points.

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    Elements of Unsaturation and the Orbital Description of Alkenes

    8-6 Using the following equation, calculate the degrees of unsaturation for the following compounds.

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    8-7 How many of each type of bonds (sigma/pi) make up a double bond?

    Alkene Synthesis by Elimination of Alkyl Halides

    8-8 Identify the major product(s) of the following reactions. Include stereochemistry.

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    8-9 Identify the major products of the following reactions.

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    8-10 Give the product of the following reaction.

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    8-11 What is the IUPAC name of the product formed by the reaction in the previous problem (8-10)?

    Alkene Synthesis by Dehydration of Alcohols

    8-12 Identify the product of the following reaction.

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    8-13 Draw the mechanism for the reaction in previous problem (8-12).

    8-14 Draw the intermediate compounds for the following reaction.

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    8-15 Identify the product of the following reaction.

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