Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Structure and Properties of Organic Molecules - Problems: Problem 2-11 b


Cis-trans Isomers.

Work Step by Step

They are cis-trans isomers because they differ in the geometry of the groups on a double bond. The cis isomer is the one on the right as it has similar groups on the same side of the double bond, and the trans isomer is the left one as it has similar groups on opposite sides of the double bond.
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