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Isomerism ­ Answers
1. Structural isomers are compounds with the same molecular formula but different structural isomers.
2. Structural isomers can be divided into three categories:
Carbon Chain Isomers ­ The only way in which these isomers differ is in the length of the
carbon chain. E.g. butane and methylpropane…

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image. The most common cause of chirality in organic chemistry is when a carbon atom has four different groups
or atoms attached to it, e.g. the compound CHFClBr.
11. Enantiomers have identical chemical properties and the same boiling temperatures and solubilities, however they
differ in two ways:
A solution of…

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