Answer :

i) C2H6O is the molecular formula for two compounds A and B but have different structural formula. This phenomenon is called isomerism.

ii) The structural formula of A (CH3CH2OH) is:

The structural formula of B (CH3—O—CH3) is:

iii) Structure A

Common name: Ethyl alcohol

IUPAC name: Ethanol

Structure B

Common name: Dimethyl ether

IUPAC name: Methoxymethane

iv) The functional group of A is alcohol

The functional group of B is ether

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