Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134112830
ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 21 - Self-Assessment Quiz: Q6

Answer

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).
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