Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Structure and Stereochemistry of Alkanes - Problems - Page 109: Problem 3-17 a


The IUPAC name of the compound is $cis-1-methyl-3-propylcyclobutane$

Work Step by Step

The compound has 4 carbon atoms in the carbon ring ($-but$). There is a $methyl$ group and a $propyl$ group attahced to the ring, both on the same side of the plane ($cis$). Numbering is done according to the alphabetical order of the substituents. So, the IUPAC name of the compound is $cis-1-methyl-3-propylcyclobutane$
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