Problem: Draw the molecular structure of 2,2-Dimethylbutane and 2,3- Dimethylbutane, 2-Methylpentane, 3-Methylpentane, and n-Hexane.

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IUPAC nomenclature: Locants – Substituents – Root (Modifier)


Given: 2,2-dimethylbutane

Root: butane 4-carbon chain

Modifier: –ane alkane

Substituents: 2,2-dimethyl two methyl groups at C2

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Draw the molecular structure of 2,2-Dimethylbutane and 2,3- Dimethylbutane, 2-Methylpentane, 3-Methylpentane, and n-Hexane.

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