Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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


The structure is in the attached image. It's correct name is $trans-3-ethylhexa-1,4-diene$.

Work Step by Step

The vinyl group is a part of the main carbon chain (total 6 carbons), and the ethyl group is attached at position 3. There are 2 double bonds at positions 1 & 4. The compound is the $trans$ isomer. It's correct name is $trans-3-ethylhexa-1,4-diene$.
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