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State whether the following statement is True or False
The direction of rotation is denoted by the prefix (+) for dextrorotatory and (-) for laevorotatory enantiomers.


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True
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False
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Solution

The correct option is A True
$$True$$
Dextrorotatory refers to the rotation of plane-polarized light to the right side, whereas levorotatory refers to the rotation of plane-polarized light to the left side. and the direction of rotation is denoted by the prefix $$(+)$$ for dextrorotatory and $$(-)$$ for laevorotatory enantiomers.

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