Problem: Follow the directions for the molecule drawn below (18 pts):a. There are many different configurational isomers of the trisubstited cyclohexane below. Draw the lowest energy configurational isomer in its lowest energy chair conformationb. Draw the chair-flip conformer of your molecule from 4a.c. Redraw your molecule from 4a as its line-angle formula (i.e. fill in the dotted lines as dashes and/or wedges.

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Follow the directions for the molecule drawn below (18 pts):
a. There are many different configurational isomers of the trisubstited cyclohexane below. Draw the lowest energy configurational isomer in its lowest energy chair conformation
b. Draw the chair-flip conformer of your molecule from 4a.
c. Redraw your molecule from 4a as its line-angle formula (i.e. fill in the dotted lines as dashes and/or wedges.

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