Cis vs. trans

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Abbey Kerscher 3O
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Cis vs. trans

Postby Abbey Kerscher 3O » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:32 pm

when do we use cis and trans on a molecule vs using Z and E? Does it matter?

Manpreet Singh 1N
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Re: Cis vs. trans

Postby Manpreet Singh 1N » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:34 pm

On one of the practice finals, you were able to get credit using either or but it looks more concise when using E and Z for IUPAC naming

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