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Did I define this correctly? (IUPAC System of nomenclature)

  1. Apr 24, 2012 #1
    Just to be sure, is this:

    2-chloro,4-ethyl heptane ?

    edit- i noticed i left out the hydrogens in the ethyl, pretend they r there :)

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  3. Apr 24, 2012 #2


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    You have a -CH2-CH group at the 4-position. Is that ethyl?
  4. Apr 24, 2012 #3


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    We are asked to pretend it IS ethyl.
  5. Apr 24, 2012 #4
    yes, i forgot to finish the H"s
  6. Apr 24, 2012 #5
    nevermind, I have found the answer. Thank you anyway!
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