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Decide if this compound has any enantiomers

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Homework Statement



i have to decide if this compound has any enantiomers or not

ch3ch2ch(ch2ch3)ch3

I think it does not because its mirror image is the same compound and that it does not have any chiral centers....am i right?????

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Borek
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Yes.

Simplified approach - chiral carbon must have four different atoms/groups attached. Is there any such atom in the molecule?
 

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