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Posted by Jetta on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 12:48am.

Why are cis and trans isomers not possible for ClCH2CH2Cl?



Because it is a single bonded compound and cis-trans isomerism is only possible when fre rotation about a bond is restricted or a double bond or cycle is essential for existence of cis-trans isomers.

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