Problem: Which of these structures has the most angle strain?

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We are asked which of these structures has the most angle strain.


The ideal bond angle is 109.5°. 

Angle strain happens when the structure does not follow this bond angle either by its shape or substituents that causes repulsion. 


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Which of these structures has the most angle strain?

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