In the carbon compound "pentane-2-ol", why 2 is written in between?
Asked by | 23rd Jul, 2008, 11:36: PM
Pentane -2-ol means in this compound the alcoholic group is at second carbon atom and there are 5 carbon in pentanol.
Rules for the nomenclature of carbon compounds is a lenghthy topic and can be explain one by one.so ask in a single question.
Answered by | 24th Jul, 2008, 09:36: AM
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