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explain from the orientation of the reagents why only the trans-isomer is formed.

hydroboration of 1-methylcyclopentene leads to trans-2-methylcyclopentanol; see attached file.
1. explain from the orientation of the reagents why only the trans-isomer is formed.
2.  in actuality, two different trans-2-methylcyclopentanols are formed in equal amounts.  draw the structures of these two trans-2-methylcyclopentanols and explain why they are different and how they are formed.

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