1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Chiral or achiral molecule?

  1. Nov 20, 2008 #1
    Please help me find an asymmetric center

    2va0fvc.jpg

    There are 5 asymmetric centers in this molecule. I think I've managed to find 4 of them, but where is the last?
     
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2008
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 20, 2008 #2

    Borek

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Close to those you already have.

    Look for saturated carbons with one hydrogen attached.
     
  4. Nov 20, 2008 #3
    walw5h.jpg
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook