Problem: Draw a structural formula of the R configuration of the compound shown below.Use the wedge/hash bond tools to indicate stereochemistry where it exists.Include H atoms at chiral centers only. If a group is achiral, do not use wedged or hashed bonds on it. 

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Recall :

  • Number priority groups: ↑ atomic number ↑ higher priority
  • Place H/4th priority on dash.
    • S → counterclockwise 
    • R → clockwise



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Draw a structural formula of the R configuration of the compound shown below.

  • Use the wedge/hash bond tools to indicate stereochemistry where it exists.
  • Include H atoms at chiral centers only. 
  • If a group is achiral, do not use wedged or hashed bonds on it. 

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