Problem: What is the IUPAC name of the following compound? (i) 2-ethylheptane (ii) 3-ethylhexane (iii) 5-ethylheptane (iv) 4-ethylheptane (v) 5-ethylhexane (vi) 3-methyloctane (vii) 2-ethylhexane (viii) 4-ethylhexane (ix) 3-methylheptane (x) 6-ethylheptane

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Parent chain is hexane (6Cs) with ethyl substituent at C3 

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What is the IUPAC name of the following compound? 

(i) 2-ethylheptane 

(ii) 3-ethylhexane 

(iii) 5-ethylheptane 

(iv) 4-ethylheptane 

(v) 5-ethylhexane 

(vi) 3-methyloctane 

(vii) 2-ethylhexane 

(viii) 4-ethylhexane 

(ix) 3-methylheptane 

(x) 6-ethylheptane