Problem: What is the IUPAC name for the compound shown below? Spelling and punctuation count!

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We’re being asked to name the given structure using IUPAC nomenclature.



Recall that IUPAC nomenclature follows this pattern:

Locations – Substituents – Root (Modifier)


The steps for IUPAC naming are:

Step 1: Determine the longest carbon chain and the parent name.

Step 2: List down the substituents present and their locants.

Step 3: Combine the locants, substituents, and parent name.


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What is the IUPAC name for the compound shown below? Spelling and punctuation count!

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