Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 10 - Structure and Synthesis of Alcohols - Problems: Problem 10-1 c

Answer

4-methylcycohex-3-enol

Work Step by Step

1. Find the longest carbon chain with -OH and number it giving -OH the least number. 2. Locate the methyl group 3. Locate the double bond which would be 3. 4. Write the name by dropping e from the name of the longest chain and end with an -ol. Since methyl is at the 4th carbon, it will be 4-methyl. The double bond is at 3 so cyclohex-3-enol.
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