Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
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Chapter 20 - Sections 20.1-20.14 - Exercises - Problems by Topic - Page 992: 43b


The name of the alkane is $2-methylbutane$.

Work Step by Step

The longest continuous carbon chain has 4 carbon atoms (but-). There is one methyl substituent at position 2. Hence, the alkane is named $2-methylbutane$.
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