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 1085: 24.18b


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1. The base name ‘hexane’ implies that the longest carbon chain has 6 carbon atoms. 2. Since this is dimethyl, on carbon number 2 and 3 there is a methyl group ($CH_{3}$) present. 3. Numbering is done from the right-hand side.
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