In iupac naming of  (Ch3)3cch2ch(br)c6h5 we took aliphatic chain containing bromine as main chain but in naming of  M-ClCH2C6H4CH2C(CH3)3 we took benzene as main chain Why

Asked by govtsecschoolnayaganv051 | 19th Feb, 2020, 01:05: PM

Expert Answer:

When an aromatic ring is having more than one substituent group then it will be considered as a parent chain. So in first compound, there is not more than substituent attached to aromatic group so aliphatic chain will be considered as main chain.

Answered by Ravi | 20th Feb, 2020, 06:03: PM