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Homework Help: chemistry

Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, April 3, 2008 at 12:53pm.

1) Explain why propan-1-ol has the number "1" in the name.
-The number is there to show where the OH must go.

2) Say why ethanol does not have a number in its name.
-Something to do with the amount of carbons ??

Butan-1-ol has several isomers. Give the meaning of the term "isomer".

3) Draw two isomers of butan-1-ol.(what's the other)?
H H OH H
| | | |
H- C - C - C - C-H
| | | |
H H H H

Could someone please look over this, and help me?

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