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# Consider the following organic compound. To make it a chiral compound. The attack should be on which carbon?

$(a)\;1 \\(b)\;3 \\ (c)\;4 \\ (d)\;7$

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• A chiral molecule is a type of molecule that has a non-superpimposable mirror image. The presence of an asymmetric carbon atom is often the feature that causes chirality in molecules.
$\therefore$ An attack on 3rd carbon atom will make it chiral .
Hence (B) is the correct answer.
answered Mar 5, 2014 by
edited Mar 25, 2014