Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 4 - Organic Compounds: Cycloalkanes and Their Stereochemistry - Problem: 20

Answer

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Work Step by Step

We know that trans-decalin is more stable as compared to cis-decalin as three 1,3-diaxial interactions are present in cis isomer.
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