Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 24 - The Chemistry of Life: Organic and Biological Chemistry - Exercises - Page 1084: 24.15c


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Work Step by Step

1. The base name ‘heptane’ implies that the longest carbon chain has 7 carbon atoms. 2. ‘2-methyl’ implies that the second carbon from either the left or the right-hand side will have a methyl group (CH3) attached to it. In the picture attached numbering is done from the right-hand side.
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