Problem: Draw the structural formula of cis-1, 3-dimethylcyclohexane. Draw the molecule on the canvas by choosing buttons from the Tools (for bonds), Atoms, and Advanced Template toolbars. The single bond is active by default. Show the appropriate stereochemistry by choosing the dashed or wedged buttons and then clicking a bond on the canvas.

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Paren chain is cyclohexane with 2 methyl groups 1 C away which is in the same plane. 

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Draw the structural formula of cis-1, 3-dimethylcyclohexane. 

Draw the molecule on the canvas by choosing buttons from the Tools (for bonds), Atoms, and Advanced Template toolbars. The single bond is active by default. Show the appropriate stereochemistry by choosing the dashed or wedged buttons and then clicking a bond on the canvas.

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