Practice Exam 2 Pg 2

Practice Exam 2 Pg 2 - For the double bond in the ring,...

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Name ___________________________ 2 1. For R-(-)-carvone, oil of spearmint, a) What is the optical purity of a sample of carvone which has an optical rotation of -7.2 ° ? Show your work. b) What is the ratio of isomers in the sample from part a? Show your work. c) The structure of R-(-)-carvone follows.
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Unformatted text preview: For the double bond in the ring, assign substituent priorities. Is the ring double bond E or Z? d) Which double bond in R-(-)-carvone is more stable? Explain. e) Could R-(-)-carvone be separated from S-(+)-carvone by fractional crystallization? Explain....
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