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Solution: (a) Consider the general problem of converting a tertiary alkyl halide to an alkene, for example, the conversion of tert-butyl chloride to 2-methylpropene. What experimental conditions would you choose to ensure that elimination is favored over substitution?  

Problem

(a) Consider the general problem of converting a tertiary alkyl halide to an alkene, for example, the conversion of tert-butyl chloride to 2-methylpropene. What experimental conditions would you choose to ensure that elimination is favored over substitution?