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Isobutylene Products and Mechanism

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When isobutylene (CH3 - C=CH2) is treated with acid, two products result: 2, 4, 4-trimethyl-2-pentene and 2,4,4-trimethyl-1-pentene. Draw the products and show a mechanism to account for them.

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Solution Summary

Isobutylene products and mechanism are given for 2, 4, 4-trimethyl-2-pentene and 2,4,4-trimethyl-1-pentene acid treated.

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