Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321768418
ISBN 13: 978-0-32176-841-4

Chapter 7 - Structure and Synthesis of Alkenes - Problems: Problem 7-11 b

Answer

The alkene is unstable and will not exist.

Work Step by Step

The alkene will not exist because it needs to have a minimum 8-membered ring to include a trans double bond, otherwise it is too unstable.
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