Numbering aldehydes

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Numbering aldehydes

Postby Leah M 2C » Sat Feb 27, 2016 5:35 pm

For aldehydes or just in general for functional groups that are at the end of carbon chains, if there is a another substituent connected in the chain, do you start from the functional group side of the molecule when numbering to name it? Or does the lowest number rule still apply?

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Re: Numbering aldehydes

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Feb 27, 2016 9:25 pm

If it is aldehyde with substituents, you start to count at the aldehyde end.


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