Problem: What is the correct IUPAC name of this compound? Select one:a. 4-ethyl-4-methylhexaneb. 3-ethyl-3-methylhexanec. 4-methyl-4-ethylhexaned. 3-methyl-3-ethylhexane 

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Parent chain is pentane (5Cs) 

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What is the correct IUPAC name of this compound? Select one:

a. 4-ethyl-4-methylhexane

b. 3-ethyl-3-methylhexane

c. 4-methyl-4-ethylhexane

d. 3-methyl-3-ethylhexane 

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