what is meant by isomerism?explain with an example?

Hi,
The existence of two or more compounds with same molecular formula but different structural formula is known as isomerism; and the compounds themselves are called isomers. For example, for hexane (C6H14), all the isomers would be having the same molecular formula but their structures would be different.
The isomers of hexane are as under
 
 
 
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