How does the Cahn-Ingold-Prelog system work?
Apr 17, 2015
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So the name of this compound is Z 1-bromine-2-chlorineethane. Why Z? Because the atoms or supstituent with the highest priority are on the same side. If not, then it would be E.
Z- zusammen (german)
E- entgegen (german)