Hmwk 1.25

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Hmwk 1.25

Postby kshalbi » Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:57 pm

The problem asks to name the alkene. I thought that the longest C chain was of 6 Carbon atoms, but according to the answer, it's a heptene. Why is this so?
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Re: Hmwk 1.25

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:58 pm

There is seven carbons. Please recount

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Re: Hmwk 1.25

Postby Cindy Chen_2I » Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:59 pm

it's 7 because there are 2 on the left of the double bond + 2 connected by the double bond + 3 on the right of the double bond

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Re: Hmwk 1.25

Postby kshalbi » Sun Feb 28, 2016 12:02 am

Silly mistake. I figured it out.

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Re: Hmwk 1.25

Postby kshalbi » Sun Feb 28, 2016 12:03 am

You guys beat me to it


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