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Why Dextro and Laevorotatory Isomers of Butan-2-ol Are Difficult to Separate by Fractional Distillation? - Chemistry

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Why dextro and laevorotatory isomers of Butan-2-ol are difficult to separate by fractional distillation? 

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Dextro and laevorotatory isomers of Butan-2-ol are enantiomers of each other and both have the same boiling point and hence they cannot be separated by fractional distillation. 

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