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Chapter 4 11. What are isomers? Distinguish between three types of isomers. Isomers are the difference in the structure of organic molecules, compounds that have the matching molecular formula but different structures and thus dissimilar properties. Structural isomers have unique covalent organization of their atoms. Geometric isomers , on the other hand, have equal covalent partnerships, but have
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Unformatted text preview: different spatial arrangements. Lastly, Enantiomers are molecules that exist as mirror images of each other. 12. List the names and formulae of the common functional groups found in organic molecules. Hydroxyl (-OH), carbonyl (>CO), carboxyl (-COOH), amino (-NH2), sulfhydryl (-SH), and phosphate (-OPO )....
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