HEPTANE and its STRUCTURAL ISOMERS
LINE DRAWINGS with Systematic Names
There are nine structural isomers of formula C7H16
- have the same molecular formula.
- have different bond connectivities.
- are different compounds.
- have unique names.
- have different physical properties.
- may or may not have similar chemical properties.
- are sometimes called "constitutional isomers".
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