Hi, Ihavefoundaninteresting chemical structure (see attachment) and I’ve a questionabout it: does existanyadvanced mathematical function that can explain this particular spatial geometry?

Thanks a lot

germix

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- Aug 1st 2008, 02:59 AMgermixadvanced math in organic chemistry?
**Hi, I****have**found**an**interesting chemical structure (see attachment) and I’ve a question**about it**: does exist**any**advanced mathematical function that can explain this particular spatial geometry?

**T****hanks a lot**

**germix** - Aug 1st 2008, 03:24 AMnikhil
Well from my point of view this figure(similar to 2,3 dimethylbutane) doesn't represents a function as a function have some rules like every element of domain should have a unique image in codomain.In this figure I don't think its possible to have this rule true.

May be you just want to represent this on graph using equations (it will be called a relation not function).

Well this is possible if you know the involved bond angles and bond lengths.for each equation you will have to restrict the domain too but not for those circles(if you want to draw them too) - Aug 1st 2008, 05:37 AMgermix
**Thanks for your reply but, please forget that this image is a chemical structure. I don’t know the exact mathematical definition (I'm sorry, I’m a chemist (Thinking)) but,****have you ever seen any**math “representation” close to this figure?

germix

- Aug 1st 2008, 07:16 AMCaptainBlack
- Aug 3rd 2008, 04:05 AMgermix
**Thank you Captain, it’s exactly what I was looking for.**

germix