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Structural isomers

structural isomers
(Science: chemistry) Are organic compounds that have the same som formula, meaning the same number of carbons, hydrogens or other type ot atoms. They differ from each other in the way the atoms are connected. Examples are n-butane and 2-methylpropane or ethanol and dimethylether.


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