Problem: Draw 4-bromo-2-chlorophenol.

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IUPAC nomenclature: Locant – Substituents – Root (Modifier)


Given: 4-bromo-2-chlorophenol

  • Root: phenol → benzene ring + alcohol (-OH)
  • Modifier: ol → alcohol (2° alcohol) 
  • Substitutents:
    • 4-Bromo → Br
      • Locant: at C4
    • 2-Chloro → Cl
      • Locant: at C2
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Draw 4-bromo-2-chlorophenol.

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