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Explain the step by step mechanism for the reaction of 2-methylpentan-2-ol with HCl. For each step tell your

reader if the molecule is gaining or losing potential energy and why.

Include the following words in your description: leaving group, nucleophile, carbocation, protonation, intermediate, oxonium ion (protonated oxygen)

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