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Please give detailed explanation of conformation of butane and also differentiate between skew, gauche, anti and other forms of conformation giving suitable diagram.



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Dear anurag,

The illustration of butane above is represented by the Newman projections  below by designating the two middle carbons, one as the "front" and one as the "behind" carbon, and connecting the two end methyl groups accordingly.

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