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1 heptanol a chiral compound or an achiral compound?

1 heptanol a chiral compound or an achiral compound?

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
5 years ago
1-heptanol has the -OH  group attached at forst postion and also has two H atoms attached and then with the other carbon atom.
Hence it is an achiral compound as it has not all the four atoms attached are same.
All are not distinct and different.

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