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Plane of symmetry in alphabet N

  1. Apr 1, 2016 #1
    My teacher says that "N" has no plane of symmetry(POS). But shouldn't the plane shown with blue be POS?
    I understand that a plane of symmetry bisects a molecule into halves that are mirror images of each other. For this reason, this plane shown here should be the POS. Where am I wrong? View attachment 98339
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  3. Apr 1, 2016 #2
    Attachment doesn't show.
  4. Apr 1, 2016 #3


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    I'm not seeing it. The attachment isn't working, but I tried a few direct approaches, and I am assuming you are talking about [itex]\sigma_v[/itex] operation:

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