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Saturday, 30 May 2015

Draw All Types Of Structure Of Pentane

How many structural isomers can you draw for pentane?

Answer: There are three structural isomers of pentane:
(i) Pentane
     CH3‒ CH2‒ CH2‒ CH2‒ CH3

(ii) 2-methyl Butane (iso-pentane)

     CH3‒CH2‒CH‒CH3
               |
               CH3
(iii)  2-2 dimethyl propane (neo-pentane)

         CH3
              |
 
     CH3‒ CH ‒ CH3
  
            |
          CH3

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