2.23 Acetaldehyde

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2.23 Acetaldehyde

Postby Victoria Ford 4D » Mon Mar 07, 2016 9:21 pm

I understand the naming of H3CCHO in terms of systematic naming - ethanal because it has two carbons and it is an aldehyde. However, how do we deduce the name acetaldehyde?

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Re: 2.23 Acetaldehyde

Postby 504665662 » Mon Mar 07, 2016 11:11 pm

I do not believe that you will have to do deduce this name on the final exam. The systematic name should be fine.

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