Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

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

Chapter 17 - Alcohols and Phenols - Problem - Page 528: 1


The IUPAC names of the compounds are: (a) 5-Methy1-2,4-hexanediol (b) 2-Methyl-4-phenyl-2-butanol (c) 4,4-Dimethylcyclohexanol (d) (1S,2S)-2-Bromocyclopentanol (e) 4-Bromo-3-methylphenol (f) 2-Cyclopenten-1-ol

Work Step by Step

The rules for naming the compounds are: 1. Count the number of carbon atoms in the longest chain containing the functional group -OH. 2. The compound is named by replacing the -e ending of the corresponding alkane with the suffix -ol. 3. The chain is numbered starting at the end nearer the hydroxyl group. 4. The substituents are numbered according to their position on the chain. 5. List the substituents in alphabetical order.
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