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Problem: Which of these halides is predicted to alkylate malonic ester (as the anion) in highest yield? a) CH3I b) C6H5Br c) (CH3)3CCH2Cl d) CH3CHClCH3 e) All of these should be equally effective.

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Which of these halides is predicted to alkylate malonic ester (as the anion) in highest yield?

a) CH3I

b) C6H5Br

c) (CH3)3CCH2Cl

d) CH3CHClCH3

e) All of these should be equally effective.

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