Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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


The IUPAC name of the alkene is $penta-1,4-diene$

Work Step by Step

The compound has 5 carbon atoms in its longest carbon chain containing the double bond ($pent-$). It has 2 double bonds at positions 1 and 4. So, the IUPAC name of the alkene is $penta-1,4-diene$
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