Cis-trans isomerism applies to molecules with an alkene group (double bond).
To identify whether the molecules are capable of geometrical (cis-trans) isomerism, we need to see if the structure has higher priority groups on each carbon of the double bond.
Draw each structure and highlight the priority groups.
Indicate whether each of the following molecules are capable of geometrical (cis-trans) isomerism.
B) 2, 4-dichloro-2-butene
D) 4, 5-dimethyl-2-pentyne
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