Problem: Starting with an appropriate alkyl halide and using any other needed reagents, outline syntheses of each of the following. When alternative possibilities exist for a synthesis, you should be careful to choose the one that gives the better yield. 

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From the flowchart, we can see that SN1 competes with E1: a mixture of substitution and elimination products are formed.



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Starting with an appropriate alkyl halide and using any other needed reagents, outline syntheses of each of the following. When alternative possibilities exist for a synthesis, you should be careful to choose the one that gives the better yield.
 

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