Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 5 - Stereochemistry at Tetrahedral Centers - Problem - Page 135: 17

Answer

This is a meso compound.

Work Step by Step

The two carbons with the two methyl groups have a s and r conformation. See the figure.
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