Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

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

Chapter 15 - Benzene and Aromaticity - Exercises - Page 477: 13


The IUPAC names of the compounds are: (a) m-Isopropylphenol (b) o-Nitrobenzoic acid

Work Step by Step

1. A disubstituted benzene is named using the prefix ortho- (o), meta- (m) or para- (p). 2. Identify the substituents and their positions with respect to one another and assign them priority. For example in the second compound, the substituent -nitro is written as the prefix and the substituent -COOH is written as the suffix of the compound.
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