Fall 2014 CH 2010 Key Points for Chapter 5

Fall 2014 CH 2010 Key Points for Chapter 5 - ● Know when...

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Fall 2014 CH 2010 Key Points for Chapter 5: Stereoisomerism Key Points for Stereochemistry Know what the terms chiral, achiral, stereoisomers, meso compound, diastereomers, and enantiomers mean and be able to give or identify examples of each. Be able to determine R/S configuration from dash-wedge representations, Newman projections, or Fisher Projections. This also applies to cycloalkanes. Be able to convert from Fisher projections to dash-wedge and Newman projections, and vice versa.
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Unformatted text preview: ● Know when a compound will be chiral or achiral, and know what a racemic mixture is. ● Be able to identify isomers as o constitutional vs. stereoisomer vs. identical o diastereomeric vs. enantiomeric vs. identical ● Know what is similar and different in enantiomers and diastereomers ● Know when reactions will or will not produce an optically active compound....
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