Problem: Provide the most efficient synthesis for the preparation of the trisubstituted alkene, 1-methylcyclohexene, starting from methycyclohexane. Use any necessary reagents. You need not show mechanisms. For each reaction that you employ clearly show the reagents and the structure of the product.

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Provide the most efficient synthesis for the preparation of the trisubstituted alkene, 1-methylcyclohexene, starting from methycyclohexane. Use any necessary reagents. You need not show mechanisms. For each reaction that you employ clearly show the reagents and the structure of the product.

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