Problem: Even though the methyl group occupies an equatorial site, the conformation shown is not the most stable one for methylcyclohexane. Explain. 

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Even though the methyl group occupies an equatorial site, the conformation shown is not the most stable one for methylcyclohexane. Explain. 

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