What is the number of structural isomers of C6H12, i think it is called cyclohexane. Moreover is there a relation/formula to calculate no. of structural isomers of a given hydrocarbon.?

Asked by A M | 12th Aug, 2010, 08:00: PM

Expert Answer:

The structural isomers of C6H12 are:
[cyclohexane]
[methylcyclopentane]
[ethylcyclobutane]
[1,(1/2/3) dimethylcyclobutane]
[propylcyclo propane]
[1-ethyl-(1/2)methylcyclobutane]
[trimethylcyclopropane]
[hexa-(1/2/3)-ene]
[(2/3/4)-methylpenta-1-ene]
[2,3 dimethylbuta-2-ene]
There is no formula to calculate the number of structural isomers of a given hydrocarbon.

Answered by  | 13th Aug, 2010, 02:59: PM

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