1.write the structural formula of a compound C4H9Cl which is optically active compound .
2. why does racemisation takes place in Sn1 reaction.
3.what is the stereochemistry of the product formed in SN1 reaction and why?

Asked by vasturushi | 23rd Jul, 2017, 11:01: AM

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2-Chlorobutane is optically active as it contains chiral carbon atom which is attached to four different atoms or groups such as hydrogen, chlorine, methyl, and ethyl groups.
 
 

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Answered by Prachi Sawant | 24th Jul, 2017, 11:24: AM