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what is the difference between isopropyl alcohol and ethypropyl alcohol

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This is from Prentice Hall.


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).
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