Problem: Compound A (C6H14) gives three different monochlorides on photochemical chlorination. One of these monochlorides is inert to E2 elimination. The other two monochlorides yield the same alkene B (C6H12) on being heated with potassium tert -butoxide in tert -butyl alcohol. Identify compound A, the three monochlorides,and alkene B. 

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Compound A (C6H14) gives three different monochlorides on photochemical chlorination. One of these monochlorides is inert to E2 elimination. The other two monochlorides yield the same alkene B (C6H12) on being heated with potassium tert -butoxide in tert -butyl alcohol. Identify compound A, the three monochlorides,and alkene B. 

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