2015 Final #9A

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Fran L 1J
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2015 Final #9A

Postby Fran L 1J » Sat Mar 12, 2016 3:35 pm

For 2015 Final #9A, why is the cycloheptyl the substituent while the propanol is the main chain when the cycloheptyl has more carbons? Is it because the alcohol takes priority?

jbcarton
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Re: 2015 Final #9A

Postby jbcarton » Sat Mar 12, 2016 6:34 pm

Yes, in alcohols the OH always must come off of the main chain.


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