6-1 For the following compounds, star (*) each chiral center, if any.
6-2 For the following compounds, identify the R or S configuration of each chiral carbon atom.
6-3 Draw out the following molecules, including stereocenters.
(R) and (S) Nomenclature of Asymmetric Carbon Atoms
6-4 For the following compounds, assign R or S configurations for each stereocenter.
6-5 For the following compounds, assign R or S configurations for each stereocenter.
6-6 Identify each molecule as either (R)- or (S)-Limonene.
Chiral Compounds Without Asymmetric Atoms
6-7 Explain why the following compound is optically active.
6-8 Does the following compound contain a chiral center? Is it a chiral molecule?
6-9 Why is this biaryl compound shown below considered chiral, despite having no chiral center?
Fischer Projections and Diastereomers
6-10 For the following Fischer projections, identify the configuration (R or S) of all chiral centers (some atoms may not be chiral centers).
6-11 For the following pairs of compounds, identify whether they are enantiomers, diastereomers, or the same compound.
6-12 For the following pairs of compounds, identify whether they are enantiomers, diastereomers, or the same compound.
6-13 For the following compounds, identify whether they are meso or not meso.
6-14 Are meso compounds optically active? Explain your answer.
6-15 Is the following compound meso or not meso?