Predict the major product of acid catalysed dehydration: (i) 1-methyl cyclohexanol (ii) Butan-1-ol
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Due to Saytzeff rule, in (i) the product where double bond is formed at the more substituted carbon is the major product. But as Saytzeff rule is only valid for 2° and 3° alcohols, a primary alcohol like (ii) will form a terminal alkene as the major product.
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