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2-methyl 1-pentene

Consider the bromination of the compound 2-methyl 1-pentene in the attached file.

1. write the basic structure of the product of the bromination of 2-methyl 1-pentene, without regard to stereochemistry.

2. Does the product have any chiral carbons? If so, identify them with an circle.

3. How many stereoisomers are formed from the bromination of 2-methyl 1-pentene?

4. Draw Fischer projections of the stereoisomers formed in the bromination of 2-methyl 1-pentene and name each, including an "R" or "S" designation for the configuration of each stereoisomer.


Solution Summary

Detailed description of finding the isomers of molecules. This entails finding the chiral centers and drawing fischer projections of molecules.