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Organic Chemistry

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Stereochemistry

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What is the best term that can be used to express the relationship between the two structures shown below?

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A Diastereomers
B Enantiomers
C Identical compounds
D None of the above
Ans. A The two compounds are stereoisomers. To be precise, they are diastereomers. Diastereomers are not mirror images. Hence, the two compounds given are not mirror images.