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In the given conformation C_2 is rotated about C_2-C_3 bond anticlockwise by an angle of 120^{\circ} then the formation obtained is

Option: 1

fully eclipsed conformation 

Option: 2

partially  eclipsed conformation 

Option: 3

gauche conformation 

Option: 4

staggered conformation

Answers (1)


Anti conformation is changing to gauge after rotaion.

Anti conformation = Bulky groups present at angle of 180 \degree to each other.

Gauge conformation =  Bulky groups present at an angle of 60 \degree to each other.

Therefore, option (3) is correct.

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