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Chapter 12

The 2D–3D Debate

Forget about chemistry for the moment and consider Figure 12.1. It is a picture of a hexagon. It lies in the plane of the paper and can be fully described in terms of the locations of its vertices, using two-dimensional Cartesian coordinates (x, y). Reconsider Figure 12.1 as a chemical diagram. Now ...
Print publication date: 23 Sep 2009
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-160-2
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-980-7