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Alkanes

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The gauche conformation is a form of:

A Eclipsed conformation.
B Anti-conformation.
C Staggered conformation.
D None of the above conformations.
Ans. C Gauche conformation is a form of staggered conformation. The conformation is Gauche if the relative separation of two substituents on adjacent atoms is 60o. The Newman representation of a Gauche conformation is shown:

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