Vollhardt,Chapter5

Vollhardt,Chapter5 - Chapter 5 1 How many different types of connectivities must a carbon atom have to be chiral a Three of four b Three c Four d

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1. How many different types of connectivities must a carbon atom have to be chiral? a. Three of four. b. Three. c. Four. d. Five. Answer: C 2. How can enantiomers be superimposed upon each other? a. In a mirror. b. They are not superimposable. c. By rotation. d. By rotation about the plane of the central carbon atom. Answer: B 3. What is another term to denote enantiomers? a. Cis - transisomers. b. Constitutional isomers. c. Rotatory isomers. d. Optical isomers. Answer: D 4. In determining absolute configuration for a chiral center, what must be determined first? a. Which substituent has the greatest atomic mass. b. Which substituent has the highest atomic number. c. Which substituent has the lowest atomic mass. d. Which substituent has the lowest atomic number. Answer: B 5. Where is the lowest priority substituent placed in a Fischer projection? a. At the top. b. To the right. c.
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2010 for the course CHEM 3A taught by Professor Frechet during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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Vollhardt,Chapter5 - Chapter 5 1 How many different types of connectivities must a carbon atom have to be chiral a Three of four b Three c Four d

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