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The  most important chemical method to resolve a racemic mixture makes use of the formation of    

(a) a meso-compound

(b) enantiomers

(c) diastereomers

(d) racemates

(c) Diastereomers have different physical properties such as melting point, boiling point, solubilities in a given solvent, densities, refractive index, etc. Because of the differences in the boiling points and the solubilities, they can be separated by fractional crystallization.

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