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2.9 Developing Fuels

Structural and E/Z isomerisation
Structural isomers ­ same molecular formula but different structural formulae

Chain isomerism ­ When there are four or more carbons in a chain more branched isomers are
possible






Position isomerisation ­ when there is an atom or a functional group substituted in a…

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General rules for naming alkanes, haloalkanes & alcohols
a) Count the carbon atoms in the longest chain
b) Use alkyl group prefixes to indicate chains
c) Use chloro bromo iodo to indicate a substituted halogen
d) Add suffixes to indicate other functional groups e.g. ­ol for alcohols
e) Indicate the…

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