Problem: Construct a three-step synthesis of 3-bromocyclopentene from cyclopentane. Drag the appropriate items into the bins. Note that each bin should hold only one item, and not all reagents and structures will be used.

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The steps in the synthesis are:

  1. Radical bromination using Br2/hv to from bromocylopentane
  2. Hydrohalogenation via E2 mechanism using potassium tert-butoxide (CH3)3CO-K+ to produce cyclopentene
  3. Allylic Bromination using NBS/ROOR to get the final product
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Construct a three-step synthesis of 3-bromocyclopentene from cyclopentane. Drag the appropriate items into the bins. Note that each bin should hold only one item, and not all reagents and structures will be used.

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