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What is o-isomer, p-isomer, m-isomer??

What is o-isomer, p-isomer, m-isomer??

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Mukesh Sharma
askIITians Faculty 43 Points
8 years ago

Isomers are two or more compounds with the same formula but a different arrangement of atoms in the molecule and different properties.

o-ortho position and p-para position and m- meta position for example xylene is a collective term for a mixture of o-,p-,m- isomers of xylene these isomers differ only in placement of two methyl groups on a benzene ring. as shown in figure .



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Mukesh Sharma

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M.sc, Jiwaji university , Gwalior


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