Problem: There are two benzylic bromides that give (E)-3, 5-dimethyl-2-phenyl-2-hexene in E2 elimination. Draw them. Use the wedge/hush bond tools to indicate stereochemistry. 

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There are two benzylic bromides that give (E)-3, 5-dimethyl-2-phenyl-2-hexene in E2 elimination. Draw them. Use the wedge/hush bond tools to indicate stereochemistry. 


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