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Finding symmetry?
« on: April 12, 2020, 01:04:21 AM »
It says that the compound can be divided into two equal halves but I can find only one about CHBr. Can u help me find the other one?

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Re: Finding symmetry?
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2020, 03:48:09 AM »
Not sure what you are asking, if you "divide" the compound at some point you get two halves. What more do you want to find?
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Re: Finding symmetry?
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2020, 01:06:29 PM »
Only one place to divide into equal halves- the central Carbon (CHBr)

5 steroegenic centers means maximum of 2^5 or 32 stereoisomers.  But there are multiple meso compounds for this example. 

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