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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 systematic (IUPAC) name of this compound? (a) 4-ethyl-5-propyl-1,1-dimethylheptane (b) 5-ethyl-2-methy-6-propyloctane (c) 4,5-diethyl-8-methy!nonane (d) 5,6-diethyl-2-methylnonane 

Problem

What is the systematic (IUPAC) name of this compound? 

(a) 4-ethyl-5-propyl-1,1-dimethylheptane 

(b) 5-ethyl-2-methy-6-propyloctane 

(c) 4,5-diethyl-8-methy!nonane 

(d) 5,6-diethyl-2-methylnonane 

Solution

Parent chain is nonane (9Cs) with two ethyl and methyl group at C5, C6 and C2 respectively

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