266 Slides 52-55

266 Slides 52-55 - compound only 3 stereoisomers...

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3. Stereochemistry 52 Stereoisomers of 2-bromo-3-chlorobutane Two chiral carbons -> 2 n = 2 2 = 4 possible stereoisomers enantiomers enantiomers
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3. Stereochemistry 55 Stereoisomers of 2,3-dibromobutane Two chiral carbons -> 2 n = 2 2 = 4 possible stereoisomers because of meso
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Unformatted text preview: compound only 3 stereoisomers enantiomers Meso Compounds with an even # of chiral carbons (2, 4, 6, etc.) may or may not be chiral. If there is an internal plane of symmetry the molecule will not be chiral plane of symmetry...
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2011 for the course CHEM 266 taught by Professor Pols during the Fall '07 term at Waterloo.

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