Which of the following cycloalkanes are capable of geometric (cis-trans) isomerism? Draw thecis and trans isomers.
(a) 3-ethyl-1,1-dimethylcyclohexane (b) 1-ethyl-3-methylcycloheptane
(c) 1-ethyl-3-methylcyclopentane (d) 1-cyclopropyl-2-methylcyclohexane
Here, we are going to draw the cis and trans isomers of the following compounds.
The structure of the 3-ethyl-1,1-dimethylcyclohexane is
It can not form cis and trans isomers.
It can form Cis and trans isomers.