Problem: Which of the alkyl chlorides listed below undergoes dehydrohalogenation in the presence of a strong base to give 2-pentene as the only alkene product?A) 1-chloro-2-methylbutaneB) 1-chloropentaneC) 3-chloropentaneD) 2-chloropentaneE) 1-chloro-3-methylbutane

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Which of the alkyl chlorides listed below undergoes dehydrohalogenation in the presence of a strong base to give 2-pentene as the only alkene product?

A) 1-chloro-2-methylbutane

B) 1-chloropentane

C) 3-chloropentane

D) 2-chloropentane

E) 1-chloro-3-methylbutane

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