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FIND the total number of stereo isomer formed when CH3-CH=CH-COOH Iis reacted with BrCl

FIND the total number of stereo isomer formed when CH3-CH=CH-COOH Iis reacted with BrCl

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Bhavya
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6 years ago
After BrCl gives addition reaction with CH3-CH=CH-COOH ,we will get 2 chiral carbons i.e. CH3-CH(Cl)-CH(Br)-COOH
Total number of optical isomers are =2nwhere n=chiral carbons
total optical isomers in this case are = 22 = 4

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