Thread: IUPAC naming
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Dec17-05, 05:05 PM
P: 49
I don't know if its a bit late but think about it.

IUPAC names it in alpha order and to the lowest sum.

Your compound looks like this:
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Br Cl

Which would you think it looks like? From my perspective, it looks 3-bromo-1-chlorobutane.