Problem: Looking along the C2–C3 bond of 3-isopropyl-2,4-dimethylpentane (shown below), carefully draw the Newman projections of all three staggered conformations. Circle the most stable form.

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Looking along the C2–C3 bond of 3-isopropyl-2,4-dimethylpentane (shown below), carefully draw the Newman projections of all three staggered conformations. Circle the most stable form.

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