Method for the drawing of Newman projections: Understanding Newman projections with the help of hands
The interconversion between the perspective formulae and Newman projections is illustrated here. The method describes how students can look at their own hands as models for the visualization and interconversion. The procedure is also applicable for drawing Newman projections of chair conformations.
KeywordsOrganic chemistry stereochemistry conformational analysis hands-on learning/manipulatives Newman projections
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