Question #1c217

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Mar 14, 2017

Answer:

#"n-butane"# DOES NOT generate any geometric isomers.......

Explanation:

And nor does #"isobutane"#, #"H"_3"CCH(CH"_3")CH"_3#.

However, #"2-butylene"# can generate cis and trans isomers as shown:

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These are GEOMETRIC isomers, because the #C-C# connectivity is IDENTICAL for each isomer: #C1# connects to #C2#.........to #C4#. Their different geometry gives rise to different physical and chemical properties.