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Name the compound

Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:39 pm
by Nhi Vo 3A
(CH3)2CHCH(CH2CH3)2

I get confuse when the compound is written like this. If possible, can you draw its line structure please. Thank you

Re: Name the compound

Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:43 am
by Mimi Lec 2H
This kind of confused me too, I hope I did it right! If not, can someone let us know?

Re: Name the compound

Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:13 am
by shreya_mantri_3I
What is that 2 after the first (CH3)?

Re: Name the compound

Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:22 pm
by Mannat Sukhija 1E
The two after the first (CH3) indicates that two methyl groups are attached to the first carbon in the chain.

Re: Name the compound

Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:40 pm
by Chem_Mod
The compound (CH3)2CHCH(CH2CH3)2 looks like this http://webbook.nist.gov/cgi/cbook.cgi?ID=C609267&Mask=8