Naming alkenes

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Izzy Ick 4B
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Naming alkenes

Postby Izzy Ick 4B » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:10 pm

For alkenes does it matter if we write something like 2-pentene instead of pent-2-ene?

Jason Ching
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Re: Naming alkenes

Postby Jason Ching » Mon Feb 29, 2016 12:25 am

The number is usually in front indicating which carbon it is bonded to.

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