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Can benzene right have chiral carbon… I mean it’s not a double bond in the ring so…
Original post by Alevelhelp.1
Can benzene right have chiral carbon… I mean it’s not a double bond in the ring so…


Short answer: no.
Original post by Alevelhelp.1
Can benzene right have chiral carbon… I mean it’s not a double bond in the ring so…


No because each of the carbon atoms in benzene only have 3 groups attached to them. The definition of a chiral carbon is when a carbon atom has 4 different groups.
(edited 1 year ago)
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