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Ajay Kumar Grade: 11
        the most stable conformation of ethylene glycol and but-2-ene are respectively

(A) anti and anti
(B) gauche and anti
(C) gauche and gaushe
(D) partially eclipsed and anti
...please tell the answer with proper reason........thank you
7 years ago

Answers : (9)

879 Points
										Dear student,

The correct option is a) anti and anti

Reason: In anti position there is least strain so more stabilty

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Sagar Singh

B.Tech, IIT Delhi

7 years ago
Vishes Rao
41 Points
sagar sir how did you pass iit exam you didn’t know that due to hydrogen bonding the most stable conformation of ethylene glycol is in gauche form and but-2-ene is in anti form
2 years ago
Vishes Rao
41 Points
sagar sir how did you pass the iit exam that you didn't know that due to hydrogen bonding ethylene glycol has gauge conformation and but-2-ene has anti conformation
2 years ago
Gman Namg
420 Points
@ vishes rao it is asked for the most stable
2 years ago
Gman Namg
420 Points
A option anti anti is correct
2 years ago
Vishes Rao
41 Points
therfore correct answer is b) gauge and anti
2 years ago
Vishes Rao
41 Points
no gman namg the correct ans is B) as in ethylene glycol the two  OH grp form hydrogen bonding in gauge conformation and become most stable
2 years ago
13 Points
A functionl isomer of 1- but ye ne is
2 years ago
Pankhuri Srivastava
11 Points
										Due to hydrogen bonding gauche is more stable than anti conformer in ethylene glycol  and for but-2-ene anti is most stable
3 months ago
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