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Ch. 1 - A Review of General Chemistry
Ch. 2 - Molecular Representations
Ch. 3 - Acids and Bases
Ch. 4 - Alkanes and Cycloalkanes
Ch. 5 - Chirality
Ch. 6 - Thermodynamics and Kinetics
Ch. 7 - Substitution Reactions
Ch. 8 - Elimination Reactions
Ch. 9 - Alkenes and Alkynes
Ch. 10 - Addition Reactions
Ch. 11 - Radical Reactions
Ch. 12 - Alcohols, Ethers, Epoxides and Thiols
Ch. 13 - Alcohols and Carbonyl Compounds
Ch. 14 - Synthetic Techniques
Ch. 15 - Analytical Techniques: IR, NMR, Mass Spect
Ch. 16 - Conjugated Systems
Ch. 17 - Aromaticity
Ch. 18 - Reactions of Aromatics: EAS and Beyond
Ch. 19 - Aldehydes and Ketones: Nucleophilic Addition
Ch. 20 - Carboxylic Acid Derivatives: NAS
Ch. 21 - Enolate Chemistry: Reactions at the Alpha-Carbon
Ch. 22 - Condensation Chemistry
Ch. 23 - Amines
Ch. 24 - Carbohydrates
Ch. 25 - Phenols
Ch. 26 - Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins

Solution: What is the proper systematic name for the following compound? (i) 3-ethyl-2,6-dimethyldecane (ii) 6-sec-butyl-3-isobutylheptane (iii) 2,6-diethyldecane (iv) 3-isobutyl-7-methylnonane (v) 4-ethyl-2,8-

Problem

What is the proper systematic name for the following compound? 

(i) 3-ethyl-2,6-dimethyldecane 

(ii) 6-sec-butyl-3-isobutylheptane 

(iii) 2,6-diethyldecane 

(iv) 3-isobutyl-7-methylnonane 

(v) 4-ethyl-2,8-dimethyldecane 

(vi) 1-sec-butyl-5-isobutylheptane 

Solution

Parent chain is decane (10 Cs) with one ethyl and two methyl groups at C4, C2 and C8 respectively

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