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Homework Help: Naming of haloalkene

  1. Jun 5, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    for the substance on the left of first photo, can I name it as 3-bromo-5fluorohexane? for the substance on the right can I name it as 2-iodo-1methylcyclohexane?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

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  3. Jun 5, 2014 #2


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    No. You should choose numbers so that they are lowest possible.

    I am not sure about the other one. I think numbering them 1, 2 is preferred over 2, 1 - it is the same rule as above, 1, 2 is considered the lower of two series.
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