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Homework Help: Organic Chemistry

  1. Jan 21, 2006 #1
    The most stable conformation of trans-1-tert-butyl-4-methylcyclohexane is the one in which:
    A- the tert-butyl group is axial and the methyl group is equatorial
    B- the methyl group is axial and the tert-butyl group is equatorial
    C- both groups are axial
    D- both groups are equatorial
    E- the molecule is in the twist boat conformation
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  3. Jan 22, 2006 #2
    I get D.. can someone confirm me?
    Reasoning: in trans-1-tert-butyl-4-methylcyclobutane both the tert-butyl and the c-4 methyl group are equatorial
  4. Jan 22, 2006 #3


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    Yup. Not so hard, is it?
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