When alkanes contain double or triple bonds, that totally changes the way we name the molecule.
Concept #1: How to name alkenes and alkynes
Alkenes and alkynes are named as modifiers, meaning we add suffix modifiers to the root chain:
Double and triple bonds get priority, so try to give them the smallest number possible.
Example #1: Name the following compound
(You may see alcohols at the end of the video above. If it is included in your textbook, the videos will be in the corresponding chapter).
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