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Different type of alcohols differ in the ease of dehydration

Different type of alcohols differ in the ease of dehydration

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GAURAV SINGH
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8 years ago
Because the reactivity depends on stability of carbocations formed from leaving of OH group as H2O
as tertiary carbocation will be more stable then secondary carbocation and primary carbocation so tertiary alcohol and secondary alcohol will differ in ease of dehydration.

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Gaurav Singh
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