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Problem: How many asymmetric carbon atoms are present in the molecule shown?

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An asymmetric carbon atom has four different atoms or groups of atoms bonded to it.


Let's analyze the structure given

Carbon a

- CH2

- H

- H

- H

not asymmetric 


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How many asymmetric carbon atoms are present in the molecule shown?

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