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I am confused of third one. Why the major product is trans, not cis?


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(3) In left structure below, two methyl group participate in hindrance, due to steric... View the full answer

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Br
Br
H
CH3
CH3-
H
Steric
hindrance
H
-CH3
H
CH3
H
H
E2
E2
H.
CH3
CH3-
H
Minor
Major product
H
CH3
Product
H
CH3
Cis
Trans

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