Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Structure and Stereochemistry of Alkanes - Problems - Page 123: Problem 3-28 f


The IUPAC name of the compound is $trans−1,4−dimethylcyclohexane$

Work Step by Step

The compound has 6 carbon atoms in the carbon ring ($−hex$). There are 2 methyl groups attached to the ring at positons 1 and 4, both on the oppposite side of the plane relative to the H atoms ($trans$). So, the IUPAC name of the compound is $trans−1,4−dimethylcyclohexane$
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