Problem: The compound below is treated with chlorine in the presence of light. Draw the structure for the organic radical species produced by reaction of the compound with a chlorine atom. Assume reaction occurs at the weakest C-H bond. You do not have to consider stereochemistry. You do not have to explicitly draw H atoms.  

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The compound below is treated with chlorine in the presence of light. Draw the structure for the organic radical species produced by reaction of the compound with a chlorine atom. Assume reaction occurs at the weakest C-H bond. You do not have to consider stereochemistry. You do not have to explicitly draw H atoms.  

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