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Three-Dimensional Representations: Straight-Chain Structures



There are four main types of representations for straight-chain molecules, as shown above. From left to right, these structures are the Sawhorse Projection, the Fisher Projection, the Newman Projection, and the Wedge-Dash notation.


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