Problem: Select the correct name for the following compound. 1, 1, 3-triethyl-2-methylbutane 3-ethyl-4, 5-dimethylheptane 2, 4-diethyl-3-methylhexane 1, 1 -diethyl-2, 3-dimethylpentane none of the above

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Parent prefix is heptane (7Cs). Ethyl subsituent is present at C3 and 2 methyls at C4 and C5.

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Select the correct name for the following compound. 

1, 1, 3-triethyl-2-methylbutane 

3-ethyl-4, 5-dimethylheptane 

2, 4-diethyl-3-methylhexane 

1, 1 -diethyl-2, 3-dimethylpentane 

none of the above

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