Asked Oct 16, 2019

What is an isomer? Do all isomers have the same chemical properties?


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Step 1

Isomers are the compounds which have the same molecular formula but they have different structural formula.

Step 2

They are majorly divided into

Structural isomers


Step 3

The structural isomers are further divided into three categories


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