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Naming what carbon the double/triple bond is on?

Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:26 am
by Madeline Fox 2B
For naming, do we have to number which double bond the carbon is on?
e.g: 2-pentene (if the double bond was on the second carbon)

Re: Naming what carbon the double/triple bond is on?

Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:35 am
by Chem_Mod
That is correct

Re: Naming what carbon the double/triple bond is on?

Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:20 pm
by Katherine_Zhuo_3B
When naming the double and triple bonds, you number the bond based on which carbon it starts on.