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How is the structural formula different to the displayed?
displayed is drawn how the atoms are arranged whereas structural shows the atom carbon by carbon
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What are the 3 types of structual isomers and explain them
same molecualr formula, different atom arrangment 1) chain- diff C skeleton 2)positional-same C skeleton but group in attached in different place 3) functional group-different functional group
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What is the difference between E and Z steriosmers
E hightest priority on opposite sides, Z same side
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What is a chiral carbon?
4 different groups attached to it, required for an optical isomer
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What is meant by opticall active isomers?
have the ability to rotate the plane of polarised light
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why is a racemic mixture not optically active?
has mix of both enatiomers so cancel each other out leaving no overall effect on the plane of polarised light
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