We’re being asked to draw the structure.
Recall that the cis/trans designation gives us the absolute stereochemistry of double bonds.
Designating cis/trans based on their relative position:
• If they are on the same side → cis
• If they are on the opposite side → trans
Draw two constitutional isomers of cis-1,2-dibromocyclopentane
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