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Homework Help: Second Chiral Center Mishap...?

  1. Sep 25, 2015 #1
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    My issue here is the priority, I know OH has the greatest priority, and H the least, but I really cannot figure out the priority of the other 2 bonded to the carbon... ??
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  3. Sep 25, 2015 #2


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    1) both have an -OH, equal; 2) one has another C which outranks the pair of H.
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