Problem: Select the compound in each of the following pairs that will be converted to the corresponding alkyl bromide more rapidly on being treated with hydrogen bromide. Explain the reason for your choice. (f) 1-Methylcyclopentanol or trans -2-methylcyclopentanol 

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Select the compound in each of the following pairs that will be converted to the corresponding alkyl bromide more rapidly on being treated with hydrogen bromide. Explain the reason for your choice.

(f) 1-Methylcyclopentanol or trans -2-methylcyclopentanol