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Understanding of the E1 Mechanism

ORGO1-YGEME5

Which of the following statements is true of the E1 mechanism?

A

Rearrangement is often observed in E1 elimination reaction.

B

The reaction that follows E1 mechanism is first order, which mean only the concentration of the base can influence the reaction rate.

C

The leaving group has little influence on the reaction rate.

D

There are two steps in a basic E1 mechanism and the energy barrier of the second step is higher than that of the first step.