Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises - Page 77: 2.82b


Butane and pentane.

Work Step by Step

Ethane and propane cannot form isomers because their hydrocarbon chain is very small. Hence, they cannot form branched isomers. Butane and pentane can form isomers such as 2-methylpropane, 2-methylbutane, 2,2-dimethylpropane.
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