Chem 1022 Chapter 15 (Chirality The Handedness of Molecules) Optional Study Guide

Chem 1022 Chapter 15 (Chirality The Handedness of Molecules) Optional Study Guide

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DR. JIM BLOXTON’S PARTIAL OPTIONAL STUDY GUIDE TO ACCOMPANY CHEM 1022 CHAPTER 15 CHIRALITY: THE HANDEDNESS OF MOLECULES Note: This is an optional study guide. This study guide is not an exhaustive list of questions that could appear on quizzes or exams. These are sample questions that may or may not be used on a quiz or midterm exam or final exam. Other questions that are not found on this study guide will be on actual quizzes, midterm and final exams. It is important to do all of the homework problems that are in your Chem 1022 lecture text in addition to the questions in this study guide. Make sure that you do all of the Chemical Connections homework questions that have assigned. Learn the basic principles and then be prepared to apply the principles to problems that you have not seen before. Note: It is very important to remember that Chemistry is a cumulative topic and that the material that was covered in previous chapters needs to be reviewed as this material will continue to reappear in concepts that are needed to solve new problems. The following questions are to be answered from CHEM 1022 CHAPTER 15 LECTURE TEXT, LECTURE NOTES AND LECTURE SLIDES. 1. What is the definition of stereoisomers? Give some examples involving alkenes and cyclic compounds. 2. What types of stereoisomers involve mirror images? 3. Carefully study the relationships between various types of isomers that are given in Figure 15.1 on page 397 of your lecture text. 4. What is the significance of enantiomers? 5. If two objects are described as superposable or superimposabe what does this mean? Give some examples.
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course CHEMISTRY 1022 taught by Professor Jimbloxton during the Spring '10 term at Temple.

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Chem 1022 Chapter 15 (Chirality The Handedness of Molecules) Optional Study Guide

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