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Textbook Problem

Which of the following molecules is not an achiral molecule?

Chapter 7.4, Problem 2QQ, Which of the following molecules is not an achiral molecule? a. no correct response , example  1

Chapter 7.4, Problem 2QQ, Which of the following molecules is not an achiral molecule? a. no correct response , example  2

Chapter 7.4, Problem 2QQ, Which of the following molecules is not an achiral molecule? a. no correct response , example  3

  1. a. no correct response

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Among the given molecules, the one which is not an achiral molecule has to be predicted

Concept introduction:

A chiral carbon atom is attached to four different atoms or group of atoms and shows a tetrahedral geometry. A molecule which does not contain a chiral centre is said to be achiral.

Explanation

Reason for correct option:

The compound in option (b) possesses a chiral centre which is highlighted by a star as shown below.

The chiral carbon centre is bonded with methyl group, propyl group, hydroxyl group and hydrogen atom.  All the four groups are different.  This molecule is not an achiral molecule.  Therefore, the correct option is (b).

Reason for incorrect options:

Other molecules do not possess a chiral centre...

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