Solution: Draw the “ring-flip” conformers and the “flatland” line-angle formula for the following molecule. Indicate whether your newly drawn “ring-flip” conformer has “lower, higher, or equivalent” ground state energy compared to the reference molecule.

Problem

Draw the “ring-flip” conformers and the “flatland” line-angle formula for the following molecule. Indicate whether your newly drawn “ring-flip” conformer has “lower, higher, or equivalent” ground state energy compared to the reference molecule.