Problem: Draw a structure for the trans-isomer of C2H2Cl2.

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Trans → substituents are on opposite sides

Given: C2H2Cl2

Index of hydrogen deficiency (IHD):


IHD=[2n+2]-H2


•n = 2 → # of C's

•H =  2(+1) + 2(+1) = +4

  • +1 for Cl (halogen)
  • +1 for H

IHD=[2(2)+2]-42=1

  • IHD = 1 → double bond
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Draw a structure for the trans-isomer of C2H2Cl2.

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