Axial atoms in cyclohexane

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Axial atoms in cyclohexane

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:01 pm

What is "the 1,4 axial C-H bond"? What is the "axial" hydrogen?

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Re: Axial atoms in cyclohexane

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:01 pm

In the chair conformation of cyclohexane, three H's point up and three H's point down. Theses six H's are axial hydrogens.


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