consider the chemical formulae CH3COOH and HCOOCH3 and choose the incorrect statement. ( Sir, please explain in detail)
1. Both have the equal boiling point
2. Both have the equal molecular weight
3.Both have the equal number of covalent bonds
4. Both are not the same compound
 

Dear student,

Please find below the solution to the query posted by you.

Both the compounds are same i.e. ethanoic acid with molecular formula. CH3COOH. The difference is just that the second formula is written in reverse order.

So statement 4 is incorrect.

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