Propanone and prop-2-en-1-ol are examples of which type of isomerism?

Propanone and prop-2-en-1-ol are examples of functional isomers.

  • Two or more compounds having the same molecular formula but different functional groups are called functional isomers and this phenomenon is termed functional group isomerism.
  • In functional isomerism, the same sets of atoms are re-arranged in such a way that the two functional isomers have significantly different properties from each other due to their containing different functional groups. This means that they belong to different families of compounds.

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