Prep Quiz 3, #6 (pg 44)

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Prep Quiz 3, #6 (pg 44)

Postby Antonio Melgoza 2K » Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:22 pm

How do you decide if the methyl or tertbutyl will get the lower number?
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Re: Prep Quiz 3, #6 (pg 44)

Postby Ronald Yang 2F » Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:50 pm

We don't count "tert" in the naming for alphabetical, so, because the substituents are in "equal" positions, we put tert-butyl with the lower number then methyl, since b>m alphabetically.


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