Non-Hydrocarbon Substituants

Moderators: Chem_Mod, Chem_Admin

Posts: 13
Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2016 2:58 pm

Non-Hydrocarbon Substituants

Postby Grace_Bower_2B » Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:04 pm

How are you supposed IUPEC name hydrocarbons with substituents like bromine and chloride? Is it the number and then just bromo or chloro?

Posts: 31
Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2016 2:57 pm

Re: Non-Hydrocarbon Substituants

Postby Nikhita_Jaaswal_2H » Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:10 pm

For halogenic non-hydrocarbon substituents, you take the name of the substituent (ex. fluorine) and drop the -ine ending and add an -o ending instead. For example fluorine becomes fluoro, iodine becomes iodo, etc. For the numbering, the substituents are given priority and their positioning number is written in front of them.

Return to “*Alkanes”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest