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Assertion :Chain isomerism is observed in compounds containing four or more than four carbon atoms. Reason: Only alkanes show chain isomerism.

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If both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation of Assertion.
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If both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation of Assertion.
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If Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect.
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If Assertion is incorrect but Reason is correct.
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The correct option is C If Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect.
Chain isomers have the same molecular formula but different types of chains as; linear or branched. The least number of carbon atoms required in a hydrocarbon to show chain isomerism is 4.

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