• # question_answer The number of optical isomers of an organic compound having n asymmetric carbon atoms will be [MP PET 1994] A) ${{2}^{n+1}}$ B) ${{n}^{2}}$ C) ${{2}^{n}}$ D) ${{2}^{n-1}}$

${{2}^{n}}$, n = no. of asymmetric carbon atoms.