Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Structure and Synthesis of Alkenes - Problems - Page 294: Problem 7-5 b


The IUPAC name of the alkene is $2-ethylhex-1-ene$

Work Step by Step

The compound has 6 carbon atoms in its longest carbon chain containing the double bond ($hex-$). It has an $ethyl-$ substituent at position 2, and a double bond at position 1. So, the IUPAC name of the alkene is $2-ethylhex-1-ene$
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