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Thu January 20, 2011 By: Surya Prakash
 

how many structural isomers exist for bromopentane?What are they?Are these the same for isomers of pentane?

Expert Reply
Thu January 20, 2011
Dear Student
 
 
The following isomers will be possible for bromopentane:
 
CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2Br    1-bromopentane
 
CH3CH2CH2CH(Br)CH3   2-bromopentane
 
CH3CH2CH(Br)CH2CH3   3-bromopentane
 
(CH3)2CHCH2CH2Br    1-bromo-3-methylbutane
 
(CH3)2CHCH(Br)CH3   2-bromo-3-methylbutane
 
(CH3)2C(Br)CH2CH3      2-bromo-2-methylbutane
 
CH2Br CH(CH3)CH2CH3   1-bromo-1-methylbutane
 
(CH3)3CCH2Br  1-bromo-2,2-dimethylpropane
 
 
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