Problem: Write the structure(s) of the simplest alkane(s), i.e., one(s) with the fewest number of carbon atoms, wherein each possesses primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary carbon atoms. (A quaternary carbon is one that is bonded to four other carbon atoms.) Assign an IUPAC name to each structure.  

🤓 Based on our data, we think this question is relevant for Professor Ngo's class at URI.

FREE Expert Solution
Problem Details

Write the structure(s) of the simplest alkane(s), i.e., one(s) with the fewest number of carbon atoms, wherein each possesses primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary carbon atoms. (A quaternary carbon is one that is bonded to four other carbon atoms.) Assign an IUPAC name to each structure.