Problem: Write the IUPAC name for the compound below. Be sure to use correct punctuation. Keep the information page open for guidance and for use with feedback. Accepted names for branched alkyl groups are isopropyl, isobutyl, sec-butyl, and tert-butyl. Do not use italics 

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Parent chain is decane with ethyl and isobutyl groups at C5 and C6

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Write the IUPAC name for the compound below. Be sure to use correct punctuation. 

Keep the information page open for guidance and for use with feedback. 

Accepted names for branched alkyl groups are isopropyl, isobutyl, sec-butyl, and tert-butyl.

 Do not use italics 

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