the maximum no of isomers that are possible on monoclorination of the following compounds  .explain with diagram?

3-methyl pantane.

Asked by amanj | 13th Apr, 2014, 05:14: PM

Expert Answer:

The compound 3-methyl pentane on monochlorination have 4 isomers. In 3-methyl pentane, the structurev is symmetrical, hence naming will start from either from left end or from right end of the longest chain as both the ways are correct.
The structures of the compound 3-methyl pentane and the 4 isomers of its monochlorination product are as follows:
 
 
 

Answered by  | 14th Apr, 2014, 10:52: AM

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