What is a Haworth Projection? - Definition, Formula & Examples

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Why is a Haworth projection useful?

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1. What are Haworth projections used to depict?

2. What direction will an OH bond on a Haworth projection point when it points to the left on a Fischer projection?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will test how much you know about Haworth projections. Important topics include the application of a Haworth projection and what they express.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These points will be covered on the multiple-choice quiz:

  • A left facing OH bond on a Fischer projection
  • Beta bonds in Haworth projections
  • Compounds that form the cyclic form of glucose

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the things that are depicted by Haworth projections and the reason these projections are helpful
  • Making connections - use your understanding of beta bonds and how they're connected to Haworth projections
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a type of OH bond that's facing left on a Fischer projection

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson entitled What is a Haworth Projection? - Definition, Formula & Examples. You'll have the chance to cover these key subjects listed below:

  • Uses of the Fischer projection
  • Haworth projection examples
  • Alpha bonds
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