Dashes in Naming

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Nivi Ahlawat 3I
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Dashes in Naming

Postby Nivi Ahlawat 3I » Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:38 pm

For the last example on page 106 of the course reader, why are there dashes in between bromo-chloro-propene? Why isn't the answer just E-1,1-bromochloropropene? I thought dashes are only used when switching between numbers and letters.

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Re: Dashes in Naming

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Mar 01, 2016 11:50 am

Both answers should be acceptable.

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