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Meso-Tartaric acid is optically inactive due to the presence of

(a) Molecular symmetry (b) Molecular asymmetry (c) External compensation (d) Two asymmetric carbon atoms.

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The absence of optical activity in meso compounds is due to the presence of plane of symmetry in their molecules
Hence a is the correct answer.
answered Mar 5, 2014 by meena.p

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