## Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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# Chapter 3 - Structure and Stereochemistry of Alkanes - Problems: Problem 3-17 c

#### Answer

The IUPAC name of the compound is $trans−1,2−dimethylcyclopropane$

#### Work Step by Step

The compound has 3 carbon atoms in the carbon ring (−prop). There are 2 methyl groups attatched to the ring, both on the opposite side of the plane ($trans$). So, the IUPAC name of the compound is $trans−1,2−dimethylcyclopropane$

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