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The best method to prepare cyclohexene from cyclohexanol is by using a. Conc HCI + ZnCI base 2 b. Conc. H base 3 PO base 4 c. HBr d. Conc. HCI

The best method to prepare cyclohexene from cyclohexanol is by using
a. Conc HCI + ZnCI base 2
b. Conc. H base 3  PO base 4
c. HBr
d. Conc. HCI

Grade:12th pass

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Kevin Nash
askIITians Faculty 332 Points
8 years ago

(b)TIPS/Formula :

Conc. HCI, HBr and conc. HCI + ZnCI base 2 all are nucleophilies, thus convert alcohols to alkyl halides. However, conc. H base 3PO base 4 is a good dehydrating agent which converts an alcohol to an alkene.

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