Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 10 - Organohalides - Problem: 1


The IUPAC names of the compounds are: (a) 1-Iodobutane (b) 1-Chloro-3-methylbutane (c) 1,5-Dibromo-2,2-dimethylpentane (d) 1,3-Dichloro-3-methylbutane (e) 1-Chloro-3-ethyl-4-iodopentane (f) 2-Bromo-5-chlorohexane

Work Step by Step

The rules for naming organohalides are: 1. Count and number the longest chain of carbon atoms. 2. Assign locants to all the substituents. 3. The halogen atoms are assigned the smallest possible numbers. 4. Name the compound, writing the names of the substituents in an alphabetical order.
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