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Aris Don from AIR FORCE SR SEC SCHOOL, asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 26/2/11

how many isomers are for C6H14 and what are they?

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shveta.dua... , Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 1/3/11
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Hi,
Isomers are those compounds which have same molecular formula but different structural formula.
The isomers of hexane are:
 
 
 Hope it is clear to you.
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Vartika From Notre Dame Academy, added an answer, on 26/2/11
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There are 5 structural isomers of C6H14. The structural names are:

hexane, 2-methylpentane, 3-methylpentane, 2-ethylbutane, 2,3-dimethylbutane.

2-ethylbutane is really 3-methylpentane as the longest chain is 5 carbons.
Rather another isomer would be 2,2-dimethylbutane


 		      C
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C-C-C-C-C-C C-C-C-C-C C-C-C-C-C C-C-C-C C-C-C-C
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C C C C C

hexane 2-methyl 3-methyl 2,2-dimethyl 2,3-dimethyl
pentane pentane butane butane


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Vibhav Joshi From Aryaman Vikram Birla Institute Of Learning, added an answer, on 11/3/11
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                                              C
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C-C-C-C-C-C C-C-C-C-C C-C-C-C-C C-C-C-C C-C-C-C
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C C C C C

hexane 2-methyl 3-methyl 2,2-dimethyl 2,3-dimethyl
pentane pentane butane butane so, there are 5 possible isomers of hexane. thumbs up plz

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