My last question was-- Why 2,2,4- trimethyl pentane is called iso-octane. You answered-- Because it contains eight carbon atoms. Then it will mean that any chain containing eight carbon atoms would be called ' iso-octane'??? I don't think so. Please give a specific and good answer...

Asked by ANSHUL | 13th Apr, 2012, 10:08: AM

Expert Answer:

If the compound containing 8 carbon atoms and have a branch ,it will isooctane.

Answered by  | 13th Apr, 2012, 05:31: PM

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