Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Equatorial Preference Practice Problems Solution: Consider that cyclobutane exhibits a puckered geom...

Solution: Consider that cyclobutane exhibits a puckered geometry. Judge the relative stabilities of the 1,2-disubstituted cyclobutanes and of the 1,3-disubstituted cyclobutanes. (You may find it helpful to build handheld molecular models of representative compounds.)  

Problem

Consider that cyclobutane exhibits a puckered geometry. Judge the relative stabilities of the 1,2-disubstituted cyclobutanes and of the 1,3-disubstituted cyclobutanes. (You may find it helpful to build handheld molecular models of representative compounds.)