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The number of optically active 1° amine of the formula c 5 H 13 N is possible is ______ ?? Please explain

The number of optically active 1° amine of the formula c5H13N is possible is ______ ??
Please explain 

Grade:12

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Nikhil Cherukupalli
16 Points
10 years ago

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The above shows all the possible primary amines with the given formula...Among those,the circled ones have a chiral carbon and are optically active. The blue marked carbons are the chiral carbons in the structure! Hence,the compd has 6 optically active isomers (i.e. 3 enantiomeric pairs)...

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