Problem: Which carbon atom has the methyl group attached and what is the stereochemistry of that carbon?a) carbon-1b) carbon-2c) carbon-3d) carbon 4e) Rf) S

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Chiral center at C1 and C3 where -Br and -CH3 is attached.

Recall that R configured → clockwise priority

S configured → c-clockwise priority

In this case, -CH3 is in the front and H is in back. Hence, CHis wedged, H is dashed

Prioritization is:

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Which carbon atom has the methyl group attached and what is the stereochemistry of that carbon?

a) carbon-1

b) carbon-2

c) carbon-3

d) carbon 4

e) R

f) S

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