E/Z Isomerism

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E/Z isomerism is one type of ___?
Stereoisomerism
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What is stereoisomerism?
Isomers have identical molecular formulae and the atoms are bonded together in the same order, but the arrangement of atoms is different.
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The form of isomer with the same groups bonded on the same side of the double bond is the...?
cis or z isomer
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Where the substituents are on different sides of the double bond, the molecule is in...?
trans or E isomer
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What other type of isomerism comes under stereoisomerism?
Optical isomerism
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What is stereoisomerism?

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Isomers have identical molecular formulae and the atoms are bonded together in the same order, but the arrangement of atoms is different.

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The form of isomer with the same groups bonded on the same side of the double bond is the...?

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Where the substituents are on different sides of the double bond, the molecule is in...?

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What other type of isomerism comes under stereoisomerism?

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