Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 20 - Sections 20.1-20.14 - Exercises - Problems by Topic - Page 994: 65a


The name of the compound is : 3,5-dimethyl7-phenylnonane.

Work Step by Step

The longest carbon chain contains 9 carbon atoms (nonane). There are 2 methyl substituents, one each on positions 3 and 5. Benzene is acting as a substituent, so we consider the phenyl substituent at position 7. Hence, name of the compound is: $3,5-dimethyl7-phenylnonane$
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