Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 6 - Covalent Bonding - Conceptual Exercise 6.5 - Cis-Trans Isomerisms and Biomolecules - Page 256: a


Maleic acid is the cis isomer as Hydrogens are on the same side of the double bond. Fumaric acid is the trans isomer, as Hydrogens are on the opposite side of the double bond

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