Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 21 - Self-Assessment Quiz - Page 1013: Q6


The correct answer is (a).

Work Step by Step

There are 5 carbon atoms in the longest chain containing the triple bond. The triple bond is at position 2 and the methyl substituent is at position 4. So the name of the compound is 4-methyl-2-pentyne. So, the correct answer is (a).
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.