Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 14 - Ethers, Epoxides, and Thioethers - Problems: Problem 14-4 d

Answer

Systematic name: 2-ethoxy-2,3-dimethylpentane Common name: no common name

Work Step by Step

Systematic name: 2-ethoxy-2,3-dimethylpentane. Name the longest carbon carbon chain and locate the groups. This is the name because there is a ethoxy group on the 2nd carbon and two methyl groups on 2nd and 3rd carbon. Eth comes before meth alphabetically. Common name: no common name
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