Why would the major be SN1 instead of E1?
Any detailed explanation, please.
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- 13-05-2015 19:39
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- 14-05-2015 13:17
- 14-05-2015 15:49
Either way, the reaction would be appallingly slow; ammonia is a poor choice of base for E1, and the formation of the secondary carbenium will, in either case, be unfavourable.