ORDER OF SUBSTITUENTS

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E_Villavicencio 2N
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ORDER OF SUBSTITUENTS

Postby E_Villavicencio 2N » Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:45 am

If one substituent is methylethyl and other is methyl, which one is named first?

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Re: ORDER OF SUBSTITUENTS

Postby chris2E » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:20 pm

The methyl would be placed before the methylethyl because methyl occurs first alphabetically.

E_Villavicencio 2N
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Re: ORDER OF SUBSTITUENTS

Postby E_Villavicencio 2N » Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:00 pm

Are you sure? in my discussion we put the methylethyl first, so I'm confused


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