Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 18 - Organic Chemistry - Exercises - Problems - Page 683: 48


A. hexane B. 2,3-methyloctane C. 2,3-methylpentane

Work Step by Step

A. The entire structure is a parent strand with 6 carbon atoms. B. The longest parent strand has 8 carbons total. 2 substituents exist at the 2nd and 3rd carbon. C. The longest parent strand has 5 carbons, hence pentane. 2 substituents exist, at the 2nd and 3rd carbon atom of the parent strand.
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