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the points to favor is that both the two groups are same but they are cis and trans so the compound can be chiral. but i am not sure that's why i asked this.

@Gauri shankar Mishra
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but the cis and trans carbons will rotate the light equally in opposite directions (as all the groups are same) so there will be no effect due to them. my main point is that whether the middle carbon will be chiral or not.

@Neelesh Vij
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How are you saying the cis and trans groups will rotate light in equal and opposite directions?
I agree with @Gauri shankar Mishra, the compound is chiral.

@Ameya Daigavane
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Umm. i am not sure about the statement. I thought it similar to R and S configuration. so does that mean geometrical isomers do not rotate light?

@Neelesh Vij
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I Think that This Compound Is Chiral . The central chiral atom is called pseudo chiral as the groups attached to the carbon can be different due to stereoisomerism.

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TopNewestHey @neelesh vij This compound is chiral because its mirror image is non-superimposable.

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Chiral as it has only one chiral centre.

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The question is - Is that a chiral Centre!

I have already given the answer though.

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What are your observations here?

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the points to favor is that both the two groups are same but they are cis and trans so the compound can be chiral. but i am not sure that's why i asked this.

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It is chiral carbon Because the left and right sides when are opposite (cis and trans ) the make the poparised light to rotate

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@Gauri shankar Mishra, the compound is chiral.

How are you saying the cis and trans groups will rotate light in equal and opposite directions? I agree withLog in to reply

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himanshu pandey qno: (level 2) 22

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I guess it is not but I am not sure

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In my opinion it's chiral, if one side you take E isomer and the other side the Z isomer the it would be an enantiomer and hence optically active

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This is chiral. There is a central carbon bonding with 4 different compounds.

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Ciral

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