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Homework Help: Enantiomers and isomers of c6h12

  1. May 19, 2010 #1
    alright so of the 38(as far as i know) isomers of C6H12 i have found 37/38 needing just one more,as well marks are included for enantiomers. but what im really looking for just one more(if any) enantiomers of C6H12. what i have so far is

    Trans-1-ethyl-2-methylcyclopropane

    3-methyl-1-pentene

    trans-1,2-dimethylcyclobutane

    cis-1-ethyl-2-methylcyclopropane

    if anyone knows one more enantiomer that would be very appreciated
     
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  3. May 19, 2010 #2
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    38 isomers of c6h12(i have 37) and enantiomers of c6h12


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    3. The attempt at a solution
    what i need is one more enantiomer, this is what i have so far

    Trans-1-ethyl-2-methylcyclopropane

    3-methyl-1-pentene

    trans-1,2-dimethylcyclobutane

    cis-1-ethyl-2-methylcyclopropane
     
  4. May 19, 2010 #3
    Your list doesn't include the 37 that you have found.
     
  5. May 19, 2010 #4
    "Your list doesn't include the 37 that you have found."

    well, thats not really what im asking,and what difference does it make if i didnt put them there?
     
  6. May 19, 2010 #5
    I see, just looking for another enantiomer. What you have listed are structural isomers, not enantiomers, which are a special type of stereoisomer. Enantiomers are molecules that are non-superimposable mirror images of one another. If that is what you meant, you need to notate them properly to indicate the pair.
     
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  7. May 19, 2010 #6

    chemisttree

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    Do you have the 1,3-isomers of cyclobutane?
     
  8. May 19, 2010 #7
    yeahh i do, not gonna list them all theres quite a few

    but i actually found out today what im missing

    it is

    1,1,2-trimethylcyclopropane
     
  9. May 20, 2010 #8

    berkeman

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    (2 threads merged)
     
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