Ch 26: Stereochemistry

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Stereochemistry - Chapter Summary

In this informative and fun chapter, our instructors explain the basic concepts of stereochemistry, including polarimetry and RS and DL configurations. After you work through these helpful lessons, you will be ready to do the following:

  • Differentiate between chiral and achiral objects
  • Define Fischer projections
  • Explain how conformation applies to stereochemistry

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