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I am trying to work out the absolute configuration around carbon atom 5 in 5-bromo-2-methylhex-2-ene. Could someone please let me know if my working is correct? Does the wedged bond from C4 to C5 affect the structure of the molecule and its configuration?

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  • $\begingroup$ Your approach is correct. $\endgroup$ – Mathew Mahindaratne Nov 15 '19 at 19:42
  • $\begingroup$ you already answered your own question. small tip when determining absolute configuration: make sure the substituent with the lowest priority is facing AWAY from you (so it points into the piece of paper). $\endgroup$ – TheChemist Nov 15 '19 at 20:04
  • $\begingroup$ You are correct. $\endgroup$ – Chakravarthy Kalyan Nov 16 '19 at 14:40

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