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Unformatted text preview: Boiling point Melting point Density Optical activity is opposite Chiral compounds rotate plane-polarized light o If a compound rotates light clockwise, then it is called the + enantiomer. o Likewise, if it rotates light counterclockwise then it is called the enantiomer. o Sometimes +/- is called d/l Older chemists use this, but youll see +/- in this course....
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