Naming with rings

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Naming with rings

Postby Crystal Escobar 1F » Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:08 am

When do you consider a ring a substituent versus the main carbon chain?

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Re: Naming with rings

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:26 am

If they are both alkane/cycloalkane, then the one with more carbon atoms is the main carbon chain (root name).

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