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Chemistry Forums for Students => Undergraduate General Chemistry Forum => Topic started by: peelingout on May 22, 2004, 12:08:33 AM

Title: what is the difference between isopropyl alcohol and ethypropyl alcohol
Post by: peelingout on May 22, 2004, 12:08:33 AM
what is the difference between isopropyl alcohol and ethypropyl alcohol
Title: Re:what is the difference between isopropyl alcohol and ethypropyl alcohol
Post by: Donaldson Tan on May 26, 2004, 01:30:11 AM
This is from Prentice Hall.
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I dont think there is such thing as ethypropyl alcohol. I think you misnamed your intended alcohol compound.

Iso refers to a type of spartial arrangement. N-, iso- and tert- describe various spartial arrangements for alcohols with the same chemical formula (aka isomers).