Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Structure and Stereochemistry of Alkanes - Problems: Problem 3-28 c

Answer

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

Work Step by Step

The compound has 6 carbon atoms in the carbon ring ($−hex$). There are 2 methyl groups attatched to the ring at poisitons 1 and 2, both on the oppsoite side of the plane relative to the $H$ atoms ($trans$). So, the IUPAC name of the compound is $trans−1,2−dimethylcyclohexane$
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