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Organic Chem Nomenclature (need an expert)

  1. Nov 11, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Need help naming these 2 molecules:
    2016-11-11_14-38-11.png

    2016-11-11_14-47-27.png

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    I think they are:

    ethoxycyclohexane

    5-chloro-2-ethenyl-4-iodobenzonitrile
     
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  3. Nov 16, 2016 #2

    Ygggdrasil

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    For #1, the parent chain is actually the ethyl chain because it contains the functional group. Also, the ethoxy- nomenclature suggests an ether, not an alcohol.

    For #2, it looks ok to me, but I don't remember enough of the nomenclature rules to know whether you have numbered and ordered the substituents correctly.
     
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