Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321809246
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Chapter 20 - Sections 20.1-20.14 - Exercises - Problems by Topic - Page 994: 65b


The name of the compound is 2-phenyl-3-octene.

Work Step by Step

The longest straight carbon chain has 8 carbon atoms (-oct). It is an alkene as it has a double bond between carbon atoms 3 and 4. The benzene ring is a substituent (phenyl) at position 2. Hence, the name of the compound becomes 2-phenyl-3-octene.
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