Problem: The reaction between 2-methyl-2-pentanol and HBr to yield 2-methyl-2-pentene is probably: A) an SN1-type reaction involving the protonated alcohol as the substrate. B) an SN2-type reaction involving the protonated alcohol as the substrate. C) an E1-type reaction involving the protonated alcohol as the substrate. D) an E2-type reaction involving the protonated alcohol as the substrate. E) an epoxidation reaction.

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The reaction between 2-methyl-2-pentanol and HBr to yield 2-methyl-2-pentene is probably:

A) an SN1-type reaction involving the protonated alcohol as the substrate.

B) an SN2-type reaction involving the protonated alcohol as the substrate.

C) an E1-type reaction involving the protonated alcohol as the substrate.

D) an E2-type reaction involving the protonated alcohol as the substrate.

E) an epoxidation reaction.