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Alkenes

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All the following are possible products of the acid-catalyzed dehydration reaction of the compound shown below, except:

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Ans. B Acid-catalyzed dehydration of the alcohol shown will result in a mixture of alkenes. All the given choices are alkenes. But Choice B is different, because it has 8 carbons. The parent alcohol has only 7 carbons. So Choice B is not possible as one of the products. All the other compounds given are possible products because of the rearrangement involved in this type of reaction.

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