Problem: Be sure to answer all parts.Draw a stepwise mechanism for the following reaction:

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We are being asked to draw a stepwise mechanism for the following reaction:


The first step involves the removal of the leaving group, I, which forms a carbonation. 

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Be sure to answer all parts.

Draw a stepwise mechanism for the following reaction:

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