Problem: How many constitutional isomers having molecular formula  C7H16 contain the root and suffix “pentane” within the correct IUPAC name of the molecule? A. 0  B. 1 C. 2 D. 3 E. 4 F. 5 G. 6 H. 7 I. 8 J. 9

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How many constitutional isomers having molecular formula  C7H16 contain the root and suffix “pentane” within the correct IUPAC name of the molecule?

A. 0 

B. 1

C. 2

D. 3

E. 4

F. 5

G. 6

H. 7

I. 8

J. 9

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