Naming

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Naming

Postby KarenaKaing_1D » Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:53 pm

For #2 on quiz 3 preparation, why does the compound name begin with trimethyl instead of ethyl? Shouldn't ethyl be first because tri- isn't part of alphabetizing the compound?

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Re: Naming

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:10 pm

The substituents should be alphabetized, disregarding numerical prefixes. There are some errors in the solutions.


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