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Naming of hydrocarbon?

  1. Jun 9, 2014 #1
    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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  3. Jun 10, 2014 #2


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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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