Cis vs Trans

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Jorja De Jesus 2C
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Cis vs Trans

Postby Jorja De Jesus 2C » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:03 pm

What is the difference between the terms cis and trans?

Karina Kong 2H
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Karina Kong 2H » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:06 pm

Cis molecules are polar while trans molecules are nonpolar.

katrinawong3d
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby katrinawong3d » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:11 pm

Cis molecules are polar since they have the same bonds on one side, which doesn't cancel out. Trans molecules are nonpolar since they have the same bonds on opposite sides, which cancel each other out.

Alexandra Bartolome 2H
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Alexandra Bartolome 2H » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:26 pm

Cis molecules are polar since the bonded atoms that are the same are next to each other. Trans molecules are nonpolar since the bonded atoms that are same are located opposite each other.

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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby 505306205 » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:31 pm

cis indicates that the functional groups are on the same side of the carbon chain while trans conveys that functional groups are on opposing sides of the carbon chain

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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Edmund Zhi 2B » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:39 pm

In cis molecules, different side groups are on the same side. In trans molecules, the side groups are on opposite sides, like a trans plane. These exist in compounds with a double bond, which can't rotate.

Abraham De Luna
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Abraham De Luna » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:43 pm

Cis molecules would be polar and trans molecules are nonpolar.

Veronica Lu 2H
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Veronica Lu 2H » Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:44 pm

cis molecules are polar whereas trans molecules are nonpolar

Quynh Vo
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Quynh Vo » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:24 pm

cis have the same bonds on one side and trans have the same bonds on opposite sides. Cis would be polar since the bonds don't cancel out and trans would be non-polar.

Michelle Song 1I
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Michelle Song 1I » Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:17 pm

cis molecules have the same groups on one side and trans molecules have them on opposing sides.

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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Rebekah Alfred 1J » Tue Nov 26, 2019 4:22 pm

Here is an example that shows how a cis molecule and a trans molecule look:

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Brittany Tran 3I
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Brittany Tran 3I » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:53 pm

cis molecules have groups on the same side of the molecule, and trans molecules have groups on different sides of the molecule. usually, cis molecules are polar and trans molecules are nonpolar

Natalie Nartz 4F
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Natalie Nartz 4F » Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:34 pm

The main distinction is that the cis- isomer is polar and the trans- is nonpolar

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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby EricZhao3G » Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:43 am

Cis molecules are polar while trans molecules are nonpolar because of the ligand positioning either on the same or opposite side.

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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Brynne Burrows 3K » Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:47 am

Cis means same side and trans means opposite side, which also means that cis are typically polar charged because there is no cancellation of charges as opposed to trans.

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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby emma brinton_3B » Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:59 am

Cis is when the atoms are on the same side causing a bend in the structure while for trans the atoms are on different sides making the structure straight.

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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby PGao_1B » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:55 pm

The difference between the terms cis and trans is that cis means polar and trans means nonpolar.

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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby pJimenez3F » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:04 am

Cis molecules are polar , trans molecules are nonpolar.

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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby HanaAwad_4B » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:36 am

Cis molecules are polar because the molecules are arranged in a way where the geometry does not cancel out. Trans molecules are nonpolar

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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby ShravanPatel2B » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:39 am

cis molecules have geometry that does not cancel out which results in a polar arrangement. trans molecules are non polar

Jennifer Yang 3F
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Jennifer Yang 3F » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:40 am

Cis is polar and Trans is non polar. If you draw the dipole moment, Cis does not cancel out while trans does even when they are resonance to each other.

Merin Padayatty 3G
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Re: Cis vs Trans

Postby Merin Padayatty 3G » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:48 pm

Cis molecules are polar whereas trans molecules are nonpolar.


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