Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32176-841-4

Chapter 10 - Structure and Synthesis of Alcohols - Problems: Problem 10-4 b

Answer

octane-1,8-diol

Work Step by Step

1. Find the longest carbon chain with -OH and number it giving -OH the least number. (Octane in this case) 2. Locate the OH, (1,8 in this case). Then add diol to indicate two OH groups.
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