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name an isomer of pentane (that is not cyclic)and write down its structure

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    C-C-C-C-C with all bonds filled with H is n-pentane.
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    C-C
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    C
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    C
    with all the bonds filled with H is 2-pentane or isopentane. (There is a third one; i.e., neopentane, in which the lowest C on the second structure is attached to the #2 carbon--the same one to which the other CH3 is attached.)

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    I didn't name the isopentane (which is correct) correctly. It should be called 2-methyl butane.

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