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Thu January 10, 2013 By:

Why is fluorine given more preference in 4-ethyl-1-fluoro-2-nitrobenzene while methyl is getting preference in 2-chloro-1-methyl-4-nitrobenzene in IUPAC naming?

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Sat January 12, 2013
In both the given compounds the nitro group is the main fuctional group and should have one position.
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