# Problem: Below is the numbered skeleton of trans-decalin: Identify whether each of the following substituents would be in an equatorial position or an axial position: (a) A group at the C-2 position, pointing UP (b) A group at the C-3 position, pointing DOWN (c) A group at the C-4 position, pointing DOWN (d) A group at the C-7 position, pointing DOWN (e) A group at the C-8 position, pointing UP (f ) A group at the C-9 position, pointing UP

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Below is the numbered skeleton of trans-decalin:

Identify whether each of the following substituents would be in an equatorial position or an axial position:

(a) A group at the C-2 position, pointing UP

(b) A group at the C-3 position, pointing DOWN

(c) A group at the C-4 position, pointing DOWN

(d) A group at the C-7 position, pointing DOWN

(e) A group at the C-8 position, pointing UP

(f ) A group at the C-9 position, pointing UP

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