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How many stereoisomers exist for a compound?

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In this case, you should use the formula for finding the maximum number of stereoisomers for a compound:

N max = 2m, where n = the number of chiral centers

So, the calculations for your example will look as follows:

N max = 24 = 16 stereoisomers.

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