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The number of stereoisomers possible for a compound of the molecular formula CH3 – CH = CH – CH (OH) – Me is ?

The number of stereoisomers possible for a compound of the molecular formula CH3 – CH = CH – CH (OH) – Me is ?

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Saurabh Koranglekar
askIITians Faculty 10341 Points
2 years ago
Dear student

The answer is 4

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
one year ago
THERE MUST BE 4 STEREOISOMERS SINCE ITS AN UNSYMMETRICAL MOLECULE IT WILL HAVE 2^n no of isomers(stereo) where n is the no of stereogenic centres and here the double bond is a stereogenic centre along with the chiral centre C of C-Br.

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