Problem: Convert the following hashed-wedged line formula into its condensed formula.

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We are asked to convert the following hashed-wedged line formula into its condensed formula.


The condensed structure shows us the connectivity of the molecule. 

The use of parentheses is important:

  • Parentheses with no subscripts: Branch on the chain.
  • Parenthesis with subscripts: Multiple branches on a chain.
  • CHwithin parentheses + subscripts: Repeating CHunits within a chain.


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Convert the following hashed-wedged line formula into its condensed formula.

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