Problem: Sketch curves similar to the one given in Fig. 4.8 showing the energy changes that arise from rotation about the C2 — C3 bond of (a) 2,3-dimethylbutane. You need not concern yourself with actual numerical values of the energy changes, but you should label all maxima and minima with the appropriate conformations.    

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Sketch curves similar to the one given in Fig. 4.8 showing the energy changes that arise from rotation about the C2 — C3 bond of (a) 2,3-dimethylbutane. You need not concern yourself with actual numerical values of the energy changes, but you should label all maxima and minima with the appropriate conformations.
 

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