Problem: (a) 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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Angle strain → experienced by 3, 4 or 5 membered cyclic structures; angle for tetrahedral structure for sp3 C (109°) is not achieved

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(a) Which of these structures has the most angle strain? 

a) 1,1 -dimethylcyclobutane 

b) 1,1,3,3,5,5-hexamethylcyclohexane 

c) staggered butane