Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 20 - Sections 20.1-20.14 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 55b

Answer

The name of the alkyne is $4,4-dimethyl-2-hexyne$.

Work Step by Step

The longest continuous carbon chain has 6 carbon atoms (hex-). The triple bond is given the lowest number, it is on position 2. There are two methyl substituents at position 4. Hence, the alkyne is named $ 4,4−dimethyl−2−hexyne $.
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