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Naming Aromatic Compounds

  1. Sep 26, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Give the IUPAC nomenclature of the following compound (in the attachment)
    (sorry, i don't know why the picture has become upside down!)
    3. The attempt at a solution
    Shouldn't the answer be 1-phenyl-2,3-dibromopentane? The book says it is 2,3-dibromo-1-phenylpentane.
     

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