Quiz prep 1 #3

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Quiz prep 1 #3

Postby marinah » Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:01 pm

I named this compound 2,3 dimethyl-2-pentene but the answer is 3,4 dimethyl-2-pentene. Is this because we start counting to the double bond from the left side and so we must use the same side when numbering the substituents?

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Re: Quiz prep 1 #3

Postby Heerali Patel 3A » Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:26 pm

Yes, you must always start counting from the same side when numbering.

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