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Naming of hydrocarbon?

by kelvin macks
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kelvin macks
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Jun9-14, 11:30 AM
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can I name the first compund as 1-amino-4-methylcyclohaeaxne?
can i name the second compound as 1-amino-2-methyl-cyclohexane? why and why not?
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Jun10-14, 07:35 AM
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Apart from a few typos(*), your names follow the IUPAC rules, while the ones in the picture do not. They might be common names for people working with methylcyclohexane and their derivatives.

(*) 1-amino-4-methylcyclohexane and 1-amino-2-methylcyclohexane


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