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The conformations of (+)-epichlorohydrin (1), viewed along the Ca—Cb bond, can be analyzed in exactly the same manner as the acyclic alkanes discussed in Chapter 4 (J. Phys. Chem. A 2000, 104, 6189–6196).
(b) Identify the least stable staggered conformation for 1.
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