Prepare styrene (C6H5CH=CH2) by dehydrohalogenation of either 1-bromo-2-phenylethane or 1-bromo-1phenylethane using KOH in ethanol.
A) Which halide would be best as starting material to give the better yield of alkene?
B) Explain your answer in a.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 4:50 pm ad1c9bdddf
A) 1-bromo-1-phenylethane would be fastest.
B) If you draw both compounds (which I ...
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