Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 7 - Molecular Structures - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions: 30c

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A chiral center occurs when a carbon atom is bonded to four $\underline{different}$ elements or groups, with the exception that it can be bonded to itself multiple times. Thus, we find that the Carbon bonded to a Bromine atom is a chiral center.
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