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2. Define a racemic mixture

  • contains only 1 enantiomer of an optically active compound
  • contains equal quantities of each enantiomer of an optically active compound (50/50)
  • contains similar quantites of each enantiomer of an optically active compound

3. What must a compund have to create a optical isomer?

  • Chiral centre
  • 3 different groups attached to a carbon
  • at least 1 hydrogen attched to a carbon

4. Which mechanism produces two type of optical isomer?

  • Nucleophilic addition
  • Electrophilic addition
  • Sn1 Mechanism
  • Sn2 Mechanism

5. Define Stereoisomers

  • same molecular formula and are arranged the same in the space
  • same molecular formula but are arranged differently in the space
  • different molecualr formula but are arranged the same in the space
  • different molecualr formula and are arranged differently in the space

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