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Tert vs. Neo

Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 2:16 pm
by Andrew Ghaly 3H
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?

Re: Tert vs. Neo

Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 2:48 pm
by Lauren Worley 3C
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Neo vs Tert


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