Problem: Consider the structures of cis-decalin and trans-decalin: (b) One of these two compounds is incapable of ring flipping. Identify  it and explain your choice.  

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Consider the structures of cis-decalin and trans-decalin:

(b) One of these two compounds is incapable of ring flipping. Identify  it and explain your choice.

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