Problem: Two stereoisomers of 1-bromo-4-methylcyclohexane are formed when trans-4-methylcyclohexanol reacts with hydrogen bromide. Write structural formulas of: (b) The carbocation intermediate in this reaction

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Two stereoisomers of 1-bromo-4-methylcyclohexane are formed when trans-4-methylcyclohexanol reacts with hydrogen bromide. Write structural formulas of: 

(b) The carbocation intermediate in this reaction

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