Problem: Select the correct IUPAC name for the following branched chain alkane.a) 4-ethyl-6-ethyl-8-methylnonaneb) 3-propyl-5-ethyl-7-methyloctanec) 4,6-diethyl-2-methylnonaned) 2-methyi-4,6-diethylnonane

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Select the correct IUPAC name for the following branched chain alkane.

a) 4-ethyl-6-ethyl-8-methylnonane

b) 3-propyl-5-ethyl-7-methyloctane

c) 4,6-diethyl-2-methylnonane

d) 2-methyi-4,6-diethylnonane

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