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Name IUPAC

  1. Sep 9, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Give the IUPAC name for the following compound.

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution
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    However, the 4 and 7 were incorrect in the blanks. I'm not sure what went wrong.
     

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  3. Sep 9, 2015 #2

    Dr Transport

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    I think it is 3-ethyl, 6-isopropyl nonane

    3 & 6 are smaller than 4 & 7
     
  4. Sep 9, 2015 #3

    Bystander

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    "3-methyl" you mean?
     
  5. Sep 9, 2015 #4

    Dr Transport

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    yes.... methyl as opposed to ethyl....
     
  6. Sep 9, 2015 #5
    I wonder if you are counting # of C in this order like this:
     

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