what is the IUPAC name of CH3 CH3 ' ' CH2-CH2-CH-CH2-CH2 ' CH2-CH-CH-CH3 CH3 CH3

Asked by  | 12th Mar, 2013, 04:01: PM

Expert Answer:

The IUPAC name will be 2,3,7-trimethyldecane.
 
The possibilities are 2,3,7-trimethyldecane and 4,8,9-trimethyldecane but 2,3,7-trimethyldecane will be preferred to give lowest possible sum for the numbers of the carbon atoms carrying the substituents

Answered by  | 13th Mar, 2013, 10:37: AM

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