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Functional Groups

Postby Isabel Gutierrez 2G » Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:03 pm

The organic chemistry textbook states that the last step when naming an organic molecule is to indicate the functional group. How do you indicate the functional group of an organic molecule?

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Re: Functional Groups

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:14 pm

It depends on the functional group, which will dictate the type of change necessitated, and also the number of functional groups, and the priority rating of those groups.

see link below on priority rankings of functional groups, and the ending you need to add for each.

http://www.masterorganicchemistry.com/2 ... enclature/


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