Naming Ethers

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Tom Notcovich 3B
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Naming Ethers

Postby Tom Notcovich 3B » Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:59 am

when naming ethers is the number in front of the -oxy group based on the long carbon chain or do we start a new number order for the short chain? i.e. the example from class today

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Re: Naming Ethers

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:18 pm

The number will be based on the longer carbon chain as that is the parent chain.

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