Homework problem Chapter 2 Question 40

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Alysson Marines 2E
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Homework problem Chapter 2 Question 40

Postby Alysson Marines 2E » Sat Mar 12, 2016 9:02 pm

Why don't you include z or e when you name 3-methylbut-2-en-1-ol?

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Re: Homework problem Chapter 2 Question 40

Postby jbcarton » Sat Mar 12, 2016 10:04 pm

If you draw it out, on one side of the double bond it has a carbon going each way, which makes it impossible to choose cis or trans because neither carbon has a priority.

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Re: Homework problem Chapter 2 Question 40

Postby danae_blodgett_1H » Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:14 pm

Thank you I needed this too!


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