Problem: Cyclopropane is a highly strained molecule. Why? Select all that apply.a) The cyclopropane CH2 group are staggered with each other, leading to torsional strain.b) The bond angle of cyclopropane are 60, leading the angle strain.c) The bond angle of cyclopropane are 120, leading the angle strain.d) The cyclopropane is unable to pucker and relieve some angle strain.e) The cyclopropane CH2 group are eclipsed with each other, leading to torsional strain.

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Cyclopropane is a highly strained molecule. Why? Select all that apply.

a) The cyclopropane CH2 group are staggered with each other, leading to torsional strain.

b) The bond angle of cyclopropane are 60, leading the angle strain.

c) The bond angle of cyclopropane are 120, leading the angle strain.

d) The cyclopropane is unable to pucker and relieve some angle strain.

e) The cyclopropane CH2 group are eclipsed with each other, leading to torsional strain.

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