Organic Chemistry-Isomerism


E and Z Isomerism

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We can see there are two different isomers, the C=C double bond prevents rotation meaning these are chemically different, there is more space for other compounds to reach the double bond in the one on the right. When re-drawn like ethene...

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Trans but-2-ene, the E isomer                                   Cis but-2-ene, the Z isomer

Drawing them out like ethene will help with questions in the exam

Position Isomerism

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The functional…


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