Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Thermal Electrocyclic Reactions Practice Problems Solution: Which of the following best describes the stereoch...

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Solution: Which of the following best describes the stereochemistry of ring closure and the product for the following reaction?A) disrotatory, cis-5,6-diethyl-1,3-cyclohexadieneB) conrotatory, cis-5,6-diethyl-1,3-cyclohexadieneC) disrotatory, trans-5,6-diethyl-1,3-cyclohexadieneD) conrotatory, trans -5,6-diethyl-1,3-cyclohexadiene

Problem

Which of the following best describes the stereochemistry of ring closure and the product for the following reaction?

A) disrotatory, cis-5,6-diethyl-1,3-cyclohexadiene

B) conrotatory, cis-5,6-diethyl-1,3-cyclohexadiene

C) disrotatory, trans-5,6-diethyl-1,3-cyclohexadiene

D) conrotatory, trans -5,6-diethyl-1,3-cyclohexadiene