Views of Ethylbromide

This tool will help visualize the common ways to view a molecule like ethylbromide. Orientations for the three common views are:

  1. the "perspective" or "planar zig-zag" form in which the backbone carbon atoms are in the plane of the screen
  2. the sawhorse form in which one carbon is oriented toward the viewer
  3. the Newman projection which is a view looking down a rotatable bond.