naming

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Sarah Nichols 4C
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naming

Postby Sarah Nichols 4C » Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:06 pm

When listing the ligands in alphabetical order, do you go by just the name of the ligand or do you include the prefix? For example, would it be biethylene chloro because b comes before c or chloro biethylene because c comes before e?

Veronica_Lubera_2A
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Re: naming

Postby Veronica_Lubera_2A » Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:13 pm

So when naming in alphabetical order, you look at the element/compound described, not the prefix. So in your example, you would put chloro first.

ValerieChavarin 4F
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Re: naming

Postby ValerieChavarin 4F » Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:51 pm

When it comes to alphabetizing, you look at the beginning of the compound itself, not the prefixes used.

Anthony Hatashita 4H
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Re: naming

Postby Anthony Hatashita 4H » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:36 pm

Don't use the prefixes when listing in alphabetical order


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