Problem: What is the minimum number of carbons necessary to arrive at a chiral acyclic difluoroalkane comprised solely of sp3 hybridized carbon atoms? Remember, a molecule is not chiral if it is not superimposable upon its mirror image.

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What is the minimum number of carbons necessary to arrive at a chiral acyclic difluoroalkane comprised solely of sp3 hybridized carbon atoms? Remember, a molecule is not chiral if it is not superimposable upon its mirror image.

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