Problem: Click on the carbon atom that should be designated as #1 when naming this compound systematically. Give the systematic name for the compound. 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 of cyclic compounds are:

Step 1: Determine the largest ring 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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Click on the carbon atom that should be designated as #1 when naming this compound systematically. 

Give the systematic name for the compound. Spelling and punctuation count! 

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