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Identify chiral molecule/s from the following. - Chemistry

Short Note

Identify chiral molecule/s from the following.

a. 

\[\begin{array}{cc}\ce{CH3 - CH - CH2 - CH3}\\|\phantom{.........}\\\ce{OH\phantom{.......}}\end{array}\]

b.

\[\begin{array}{cc}\ce{CH3 - CH2 - CH - CH2 - CH3}\\
|\\\ce{Br}\end{array}\]

c. CH3 - CH - CH2 - CH2Br

d. 

\[\begin{array}{cc}\ce{CH3 - CH - CH2 - CH3}\\
|\phantom{.........}\\\ce{CH3\phantom{......}}\end{array}\]

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Solution

\[\begin{array}{cc}\ce{H\phantom{....}}\\|\phantom{....}\\\ce{CH3 - C - CH2CH3}\\|\phantom{....}\\\ce{OH\phantom{..}}\end{array}\]

2-Hydroxybutane is a chiral molecule amongst the given.

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Balbharati Chemistry 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 10 Halogen Derivatives
Exercise | Q 2.3 | Page 232
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