Given that (S)-2-butanol has a specific rotation of +13.52 o and (R)-2-butanol has a specific rotation of -13.52o, what is % composition of a mixture whose specific rotation was found to be +6.76o?
A) 75%(R) 25%(S)
B) 25%(R) 75%(S)
C) 50%(R) 50%(S)
D) 67%(R) 33%(S)
E) 33%(R) 67%(S)
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Calculations with Enantiomeric Percentages concept. You can view video lessons to learn Calculations with Enantiomeric Percentages. Or if you need more Calculations with Enantiomeric Percentages practice, you can also practice Calculations with Enantiomeric Percentages practice problems.
What is the difficulty of this problem?
Our tutors rated the difficulty ofGiven that (S)-2-butanol has a specific rotation of +13.52 o...as low difficulty.
How long does this problem take to solve?
Our expert Organic tutor, Chris took 5 minutes and 28 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.
What professor is this problem relevant for?
Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Daoudi's class at UCF.