We're being asked to draw the Zaitsev 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.
For the following dehydrohalogenation (E2) reaction, draw Zaitsev product(s), showing the stereochemistry clearly. If there is more than one organic product, both products can be drawn the same box.
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