Problem: For the following dehydrohalogenation (E2) reaction, draw the major organic product(s), including stereochemistry.

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We're being asked to draw the major product for the given dehydrohalogenation reaction:



Recall that dehydrohalogenation is the E2 reaction of an alkyl halide. Zaitsev rule states that the more stable (more substituted) alkene product will be formed.

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For the following dehydrohalogenation (E2) reaction, draw the major organic product(s), including stereochemistry.

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