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Three-Dimensional Representations

Assigning Priorities

Determining Stereochemical Relationships

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Three-Dimensional Representations: Chair Examples

Consider the following molecules and determine whether the hydrogens are axial or equatorial on the atoms marked with an asterisk (*). Count the number of axial and equatorial hydrogens in each molecule. Finally, determine whether the main (non-hydrogen) groups are cis or trans to one another. Click on the link below each molecule to check your answer.

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