Problem: What product would you expect when (S)-2-iodopentane is treated with KCN in DMF.

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Parent chain → Pent- →  5 Cs

Substituent → 2-iodo → -I at C2

Chiral center → S configured → C-clockwise priority (4th priority is dashed)

(1) -I

(2) -CH2-

(3) -CH3

(4) -H

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What product would you expect when (S)-2-iodopentane is treated with KCN in DMF.

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