Tert vs. Neo

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Andrew Ghaly 3H
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Tert vs. Neo

Postby Andrew Ghaly 3H » Sun Mar 06, 2016 2:16 pm

What exactly is the difference between tert and neo. I know tert is has 3 (4 including the one from the main chain) carbons attached to the connecting carbon, but neo also has 3 methyls connected to the 2nd to last carbon in the substituent. Can they be used for the same structure?

Lauren Worley 3C
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Re: Tert vs. Neo

Postby Lauren Worley 3C » Sun Mar 06, 2016 2:48 pm

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Neo vs Tert


A picture of the differences between tert- and neo- is attached!


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