Problem: You may want to reference (Pages 72 - 73) Section 2.9 while completing this problem.Given the four alkanes, which are capable of existing as isomers?A. 1-bromobutaneB. bromomethaneC. 2-bromopropaneD. bromoethane

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Isomers → have the same formula but different arrangement of atoms


A. 1-bromobutane

C4H9Br

has isomer:


C4H9Br


B. bromomethane

CH3Br

no other arrangements → no isomer


C. 2-bromopropane

C3H7Br

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You may want to reference (Pages 72 - 73) Section 2.9 while completing this problem.

Given the four alkanes, which are capable of existing as isomers?

A. 1-bromobutane

B. bromomethane

C. 2-bromopropane

D. bromoethane

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