Unformatted text preview: short time before converting to the stable cis-cycloheptene. Cycloalkenes of ring size greater than 7 can exist in both the cis and trans forms. cis-cyclooctene C=C H H trans-cyclooctene (stable)...
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- Summer '07
- Organic chemistry, Cycloalkenes, cyclic structures, structural constraints, fewer carbons, cycloalkene, stable cis-cycloheptene