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# What are the structural formulas of isomeric ethers with the molecular formula C6H14O?

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CH3OCH2CH2CH2CH2CH3 methoxy pentane

CH3CH2OCH2CH2CH2CH3 ethoxy butane

CH3CH2CH2OCH2CH2CH3 propoxy propane

CH3CH(CH3)O(CH3)CHCH3 diisopropyl ether

CH3CH2CH2O(CH3)CHCH3 propyl isopropyl ether

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CH3OCH2CH2CH2CH2CH3 methoxy pentane with isomers of the pentane chain

CH3CH2OCH2CH2CH2CH3 ethoxy butane with isomers of the butane chain

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