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Please tell me briefly about isomerism and its types?

Please tell me briefly about isomerism and its types?

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SAGAR SINGH - IIT DELHI
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12 years ago

Dear ankit,

 
Compounds having the same molecular formula, but differing in physical and chemical properties are known as isomers. This phenomenon is known as isomerism. The isomers can be identified and distinguished from one another because of difference in their physical and chemical properties.

Types of Isomerism

Isomerism may be classified into two types viz.,

  • Structural isomerism
  • Stereo isomerism

These are further classified into different classes as follows:

classification of isomerism

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