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Organic Products and Reactions

What organic product(s) are formed when 1-methylcyclopentanol is heated in the presence of an acid catalyst?
Write an equation for the oxidation of 2-propanethiol.

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What organic product(s) is formed when 1-methylcyclopentanol is heated in the presence of an acid catalyst?

Response: The -OH group on 1-methylcyclopentanol reacts with the H+ forming an -OH2+ derivative which is a good leaving group. It leaves as H2O leaving behind a carbocation with the positive charge on the C1 (the carbon with the methyl group attached). The ...

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This solution involves finding organic products and writing equations.

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