What are the isomers of C3H6O?

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I count 11 isomers of #"C"_3"H"_6"O"#.

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They are:

Prop-2-en-1-ol

Allyl Alcohol
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Methoxyethene

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Propanone

Propanone
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And its tautomer,

Prop-1-en-2-ol

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Propanal

Propanal
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And its two tautomeric isomers

(#Z#)-Prop-1-en-1-ol

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and

(#E#)-Prop-1-en-1-ol

E Propenol

Then we have

Cyclopropanol

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Oxetane

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(#R#)-Methyloxirane

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(#S#)-Methyloxirane

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And that makes 11 isomers!

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