Question
Sat January 29, 2011 By: Tejas Deshpande
 

What is the structural isomers of decane

Expert Reply
Sat January 29, 2011
Dear Student
 
There will be about 75 isomers. Few are as follows:
 
CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH3
 
CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH(CH3)2
 
 
CH3CH2CH2CH2CH(CH3)CH2CH(CH3)2
 

  i.            Decane

 ii.            2- Methylnonane

 iii.            3-Methylnonane

iv.            4-Methylnonane

  v.            5-Methylnonane

  vi.            3-Ethyloctane

   vii.            4-Ethyloctane

   viii.            2,2-Dimethyloctane

   ix.            2,3-Dimethyloctane

    x.            2,4-Dimethyloctane

   xi.            2,5-Dimethyloctane

   xii.            2,6-Dimethyloctane

   xiii.            2,7-Dimethyloctane

   xiv.            3,3-Dimethyloctane

   xv.            3,4-Dimethyloctane

  xvi.            3,5-Dimethyloctane

  xvii.            3,6-Dimethyloctane

  xviii.            4,4-Dimethyloctane

  xix.            4,5-Dimethyloctane

  xx.            4-n-Propylheptane

   xxi.            4-Isopropylheptane

        xxii.            2-Methyl-3-ethylheptane

     xxiii.            2-Methyl-4-ethylheptane

      xxiv.            2-Methyl-5-ethylheptane

        xxv.            3-Methyl-3-ethylheptane

 

 
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