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The lUPAC name for


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The lUPAC name for

Options

A) 1-methyl pentane

B) 3-methylbutane

C) 2-methylbutane

D) 1-dimethyl propane


The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Isopentane, C₅H₁₂, also called methylbutane or 2-methylbutane, is a branched-chain alkane with five carbon atoms. Isopentane is an extremely volatile and extremely flammable liquid at room temperature and pressure.

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  • Isopentane, C₅H₁₂, also called methylbutane or 2-methylbutane, is a branched-chain alkane with five carbon atoms. Isopentane is an extremely volatile and extremely flammable liquid at room temperature and pressure.

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