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Write the Mechanism of the Following Reaction : \\Cec2h5oh->H2so4443kch2=Ch2 + H2o}\ - Chemistry

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Write the mechanism of the following reaction : 

\[\ce{C2H5OH->[H2SO4][443K]CH2=CH2 + H2O}\]

Solution

Mechanism: Dehydration of ethanol

Step 1: Formation of Protonated alcohol

Step 2: Formation of carbocation(slow step)

Step 3: Formation of  ethane

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