Naming Keytones

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Naming Keytones

Postby Sonia Perez 1G » Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:19 pm

Why is there a 2 before the -yl? (page 62 of the organic workbook)


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Re: Naming Keytones

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:17 am

yl= substituent form with the number indicates where the substituents attach to the main chain. prop-1-en-2-yl means propene with a double bond at C1 and attaching to the main chain at C2.

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