Organic Chemistry As a Second Language, 3e: First Semester Topics

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Chapter 5 - Nomenclature - 5.2 Unsaturation - Problems - Page 87: 5.14


This compound is "-dien-".

Work Step by Step

1. Identify the double and triple bonds: This structure has two double bonds. 2. Find how to describe this insaturation: A structure with one double bond is represented by "-en-". But, since there are 2 double bonds, we will put a "di" before the "en". Therefore, this compound is "-dien-".
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