We're being asked to determine the best reagents and conditions for the given reaction.
Step 1: For this, we first need to alkylate benzene by adding a 2-carbon chain to it.
This can be done using Friedel-Crafts alkylation via CH3CH2Cl, AlCl3.
In each reaction box, place the best reagent and conditions from the list below.
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