Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

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

Chapter 4 - Organic Compounds: Cycloalkanes and Their Stereochemistry - Exercises - Page 114a: 22


a) 1-ethyl-3-methylcyclopentane b) 1,1,4-trimethylcyclohexane

Work Step by Step

a) There is a pentane ring and one ethyl and one methyl. The ethyl has priority over the methyl so it is named first. b) There is a hexane ring and three methyl groups. The two methyl group attached to the same carbon have priority since we want to have the lowest number naming.
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