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Unformatted text preview: are equivalent and show identical chemical reactivity. C C 3 H 7 H H CH 3 The Reaction Pathway C CH 3 C 3 H 7 H H Cl . Removal of either H leads to the same intermediate. C CH 3 C 3 H 7 H . trigonal planar (achiral) Cl 2 Cl 2 (B) (A) C CH 3 C 3 H 7 H Cl (R) C CH 3 H C 3 H 7 Cl (S) Because of the symmetry of the radical intermediate, there is equal probability of reaction by paths (A) and (B), which produces the two enantiomers as a racemic form ....
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