Problem: (a) Assign R-/S-descriptors of each stereocenter in the following compounds. (b) Draw the enantiomer of the left-hand structure and assign  R-/S-descriptors. (c) Draw a diastereomer of the middle structure and assign  R-/S-descriptors. (d) Circle the chiral diastereomer of the middle structure (tartaric acid).

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(a) Assign R-/S-descriptors of each stereocenter in the following compounds.

(b) Draw the enantiomer of the left-hand structure and assign  R-/S-descriptors.

(c) Draw a diastereomer of the middle structure and assign  R-/S-descriptors.

(d) Circle the chiral diastereomer of the middle structure (tartaric acid).

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