Problem: Using Zaitsevʹs rule, choose the most stable alkene among the following.A) cis-3,4-dimethylcyclohexeneB) 1,6-dimethylcyclohexeneC) 1,2-dimethylcyclohexeneD) They are all of equal stability according to Zaitsevʹs rule.

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Using Zaitsevʹs rule, choose the most stable alkene among the following.

A) cis-3,4-dimethylcyclohexene

B) 1,6-dimethylcyclohexene

C) 1,2-dimethylcyclohexene

D) They are all of equal stability according to Zaitsevʹs rule.

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