What is a Chiral molecule?

Options :
  1. A molecule that has superimposable mirror image
  2. A molecule that has superimposable asymmetric carbon atoms
  3. A molecule that has non - superimposable mirror image
  4. None of the above


Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 3

Explanation:

A Chiral molecule has a non-superimposable mirror image. The feature that is most often the cause of chirality in molecules is the presence of an asymmetric carbon atom. However, a chiral molecule is not necessarily asymmetric, as it can have, for example, rotational symmetry.

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