give the diagrams of the isomers of butane and butene

Asked by vasundhra | 22nd Dec, 2013, 10:23: AM

Expert Answer:

Butane has a formula of C4H10. It has two isomers. One is a straight chain isomer and the other one is a branched isomer. The straight chain isomer is known as n-Butane or simply Butane. It has the following structure

CH3-CH2-CH2-CH3

or

The branched isomer of butane is called isobutane. Its IUPAC name is 2-Methylpropane. It has the following structure

CH3-CH(CH3)-CH3

 or

Butene is an alkene with the chemical formula C4H8. It has three isomers _ 

But-1-ene which has the following structure

H2C=CH-CH2-CH3

But-2-ene which has the following structure

H3C-CH=CH-CH3

and isobutene which has the following structure

H3C-C(CH3)=CH2

Answered by Hanisha Vyas | 22nd Dec, 2013, 04:14: PM

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