Problem: MARK WITH AN X EACH BOX THAT CORRESPONDS TO A CORRECT STATEMENT:(Notes: More than one box may be correct.)cis-1,3-Dimethylcyclohexane is optically active □, optically inactive □, because it is chiral □, achiral □, rapidly racemizing □. cis-1,3-Dimethylcyclohexane is more □, less □ stable than the trans isomer because of torsional strain □, steric repulsion □, Coulomb's law □, hyperconjugation □, methyls that bump into each other □.

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MARK WITH AN X EACH BOX THAT CORRESPONDS TO A CORRECT STATEMENT:
(Notes: More than one box may be correct.)

cis-1,3-Dimethylcyclohexane is optically active □, optically inactive □, because it is chiral □, achiral □, rapidly racemizing □. 

cis-1,3-Dimethylcyclohexane is more □, less □ stable than the trans isomer because of torsional strain □, steric repulsion □, Coulomb's law □, hyperconjugation □, methyls that bump into each other □.

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