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document Alkenes
The alkene functional group consists of two sp2 hybridized C atoms bonded to each other via a σ and a π bond. In ethene, four other σ bonds between the sp2 hybridized C and H 1s make 4 C-H bonds to complete the σ bond framework. The π bond is produced by the side-to-side overlap of the...
27 May, 2011 Comments: 0
document Stereoselectivity Examples of Elimination Reactions
Eliminations often favor the more stable trans-product over the cis-product and favor more substituted alkenes (Zaitsev's Rule).  See the examples below
04 Sep, 2012 Comments: 0

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