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Organic Chemistry 1

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Properties of Cycloalkanes

ORGO1-IFVDWA

Which one of the following statements regarding cycloalkanes is NOT true?

A

Cyclopropane is more reactive than most other cycloalkanes.

B

Cyclopentane is the most stable of the cycloalkanes with fewer than 12 carbons.

C

The cycloalkanes other than cyclopropane pucker in order to relieve torsional and angle strain.

D

Cycloalkanes greater than 12 carbons are as stable as acyclic compounds.