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Answers to PS4 - Chem 241 Answers to Problem Set #4 Fall...

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Chem 241 Fall 2010 1 Answers to Problem Set #4 Question 1. Label each of the following molecules as chiral or achiral. For each achiral compound, describe why it is achiral (internal mirror plane, no stereocenters, etc.). a. CHFBrCl chiral b. CHF 2 Br achiral, no stereocenter c. 2-methylheptane achiral, no stereocenter d. 3-methylheptane chiral e. 4-methylheptane achiral, no stereocenter f . cis -2-butene achiral, no stereocenter g. trans -2-butene achiral, no stereocenter h. cis -1,2-dimethylcyclobutane achiral, meso compound (mirror plane) i. trans -1,2-dimethylcyclobutane chiral
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Chem 241 Fall 2010 2 Question 2. Assign the stereochemistry ( R or S ) for each stereocenter in the following molecules. Me Cl H Br OH H 3 C H O HO Me H F OH Me Me a) b) c) Me Cl Br H 1 2 3 4 S R OH H 3 C H O HO 1 2 1 2 3 4 Me H F OH Me Me 1 2 3 4 S R Me H HO F Me Me 1 2 3 4
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Chem 241 Fall 2010 3 Question 3. Determine whether the following molecules are chiral. For each chiral compound, draw the enantiomer. For each achiral compound, explain why it is achiral (internal mirror plane, no stereocenters, etc.).
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