Problem: For the pair of molecules drawn below, choose the letter that corresponds to the MORE STABLE molecule. Does the UNSTABLE molecule chosen have ANGLE STRAIN? (YES or NO) Does the UNSTABLE molecule chosen have TORSIONAL STRAIN? (YES or NO) Does the UNSTABLE molecule chosen have STERIC STRAIN? (YES or NO)

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For the pair of molecules drawn below, choose the letter that corresponds to the MORE STABLE molecule.

Does the UNSTABLE molecule chosen have ANGLE STRAIN? (YES or NO)

Does the UNSTABLE molecule chosen have TORSIONAL STRAIN? (YES or NO)

Does the UNSTABLE molecule chosen have STERIC STRAIN? (YES or NO)

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