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In step three of reaction between H2SO4 and alcohol, why will the H2O attack the H atom instead of the C+ atom? they both have positive charge and in nucleophilic substitution reactions the c+ atom is attacked. (Image taken from chem guide ) enter image description here

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If $\ce{H2O}$ attacks the $\ce{C+}$ atom, it will produce the original alcohol back. No chemical effect.

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