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    Outline synthesis of 1,3-butadiene starting from
    a) HOCH2(CH2)2CH2OH
    b) CH2=CHCH2CH2OH
    c) CH2=CHCH2CH2Cl
    d) CH2=CHCHClCH3
    e) CH2=CHCH(OH)CH3

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    Synthesis of conjugate dienes can be achieved by elimination reaction of alcohols and alkyl halides.

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    This solution provides chemical structures of products and identifies catalyzing agents.