Problem: Which of these structures has the most angle strain?a) 1,1-dimethylcyclobutaneb) 1,1,3,3,5,5-hexamethylcyclohexanec) staggered butane

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  • Angle strain → caused by deviation from actual tetrahedral bond angle (109°)
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Which of these structures has the most angle strain?

a) 1,1-dimethylcyclobutane

b) 1,1,3,3,5,5-hexamethylcyclohexane

c) staggered butane

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