Problem: The syn-isomer under “E2” conditions yields the more substituted alkene whereas the anti-isomer yields the less-substituted alkene.1. Provide reagents for E2 elimination.2. Using “chair” depictions, rationalize the reaction outcomes.

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The syn-isomer under “E2” conditions yields the more substituted alkene whereas the anti-isomer yields the less-substituted alkene.

1. Provide reagents for E2 elimination.
2. Using “chair” depictions, rationalize the reaction outcomes.

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