What is cis/tras isomerism?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 23rd Jul, 2014, 10:55: AM

Expert Answer:

When the groups of similar nature are on the same side of the double bond, the isomer is known as cis-isomer. On the other hand if the groups of similar nature are on the opposite sides, the isomer is known as trans-isomer.

Answered by  | 23rd Jul, 2014, 12:55: PM