Problem: Consider the following two compounds. These compounds are stereoisomers of 1,2,3-trimethylcyclohexane. One of these compounds has three chirality centers, while the other compound has only two chirality centers. Identify which compound has only two chirality centers and explain why.  

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Consider the following two compounds. These compounds are stereoisomers of 1,2,3-trimethylcyclohexane. One of these compounds has three chirality centers, while the other compound has only two chirality centers. Identify which compound has only two chirality centers and explain why.

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