Draw all stereoisomers of 4-bromo-2-pentene.


Draw all stereoisomers of 4-bromo-2-pentene.


The molecule with the same molecular formula but different structures are called isomers. There are different possible ways in which molecules can be represented in space and that is called stereoisomers. The stereoisomers can be of the following types: Optical isomers or geometrical isomers.

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The molecule will have five carbon atoms in the chain. The second position will contain a double bond, based on which geometrical isomers will be...

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Stereoisomers: Definition, Types & Examples


Chapter 28 / Lesson 6

Stereoisomers are very important in the chemistry, biochemistry, and medical fields. Learn the definition of a stereoisomer and types and see examples, like a geometric isomer or those with an asymmetric center.

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