Problem: Which one of these structures best explains the reason why epoxide  1 gives compound 2 instead of compound 3 upon reaction with HBr?

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Which one of these structures best explains the reason why epoxide  1 gives compound 2 instead of compound 3 upon reaction with HBr?

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