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Problem: For trans-1-ethyl-4-isopropylcyclohexane, which two chair conformations are in equilibrium?

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Recall that the cis/trans designation gives us the absolute stereochemistry of double bonds or conformations in rings


Designating cis/trans based on their relative position:

• If they are on the same side cis

• If they are on the opposite side trans


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For trans-1-ethyl-4-isopropylcyclohexane, which two chair conformations are in equilibrium?


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