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Postby Blake_Katsev_2E » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:16 pm

Do we need to know common names because some problems assigned ask us for the common and the IUPAC but we havnt really gone over how to use common names with functional groups and common names just in general. Also what is the functional group name of a double and triple bond?

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Re: Nomenclature

Postby Andreea Voro 3A » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:40 pm

Common names will probably be on it. It's touched upon on page 94 of the course reader. And if you need better explanations, khan academy has some great videos that have really helped me with naming.

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Re: Nomenclature

Postby Celina N 2H » Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:42 pm

It is probably safer (and more convenient!) to know them.

There is a considerable number of functional groups that include a carbon-oxygen double bond; this is called a carbonyl. A functional group that includes a carbon-nitrogen double bond is called an imine.

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Re: Nomenclature

Postby Iris Feng 2I » Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:31 pm

I feel like it would be most important to know neo- and iso-, probably not so much for the other ones listed in the course reader. I remember Dr. Lavelle saying that some of the common names are actually not commonly used anymore (like vinyl I think).

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