while naming the organic compounds the prefix sec- and tert- are not considered part of the fundamental name. why??????

Asked by varshini10 | 15th Mar, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Dear Student
The IUPAC method doesnot allow to use sec- or ter- prefixes. As per IUPAC, the positions of substituents are given using numbers. This is a more appropriate method also.
We hope that clarifies your query.

Answered by  | 15th Mar, 2011, 02:01: PM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.