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Composition from Enantiomeric Excess

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A compound with a single chiral center (of S configuration) was obtained with 99.0% e.e. through asymmetric synthesis.

What are the percentages of the S- and R- enantiomers, respectively? Suppose that there are​ no other impurities.

A

99.0% and 1.0%, respectively.

B

99.5% and 0.5%, respectively.

C

100.0% and 1.0%, respectively.

D

99.2% and 0.2%, respectively.