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Naming Alkynes

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Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Structural Formula
Chirality
Optical Isomers
Hydrocarbon
The Alkyl Group
Naming Alkanes
Naming Alkenes
Naming Alkynes
Alkane Reactions
Alkenes and Alkynes
Benzene Reactions
Functional Groups
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Stereoisomers
Organic Chemistry Nomenclature
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Like the other hydrocarbons, the alkynes also have a list of rules they must follow for naming. 

Naming Alkynes

Concept #1: Rules for naming Alkynes

Example #1: Naming the following alkyne compound. 

Example #2: Provide the structural formula from the following alkyne name.

4–phenyl–2–nonyne

Additional Problems
NAMING ALKYNES Naming an alkyne is similar to naming an alkane with a few differences. Find the longest carbon chain and change the “ane” ending to “yne”. If there is a tie between longest chains, choose the chain that gives the _________ substituents. Number the chain from the end closest to the triple bond and provide a number for its location. Substituents will be named alphabetically and a number will accompany the location of their attachment. If more than one of a similar alkyl group is present then we must use numerical prefixes to describe the number of them.             __________ – 2         __________ – 3         __________ – 4         __________ – 5  
NAMING ALKYNES Naming an alkyne is similar to naming an alkane with a few differences. Find the longest carbon chain and change the “ane” ending to “yne”. If there is a tie between longest chains, choose the chain that gives the _________ substituents. Number the chain from the end closest to the triple bond and provide a number for its location. Substituents will be named alphabetically and a number will accompany the location of their attachment. If more than one of a similar alkyl group is present then we must use numerical prefixes to describe the number of them.             __________ – 2         __________ – 3         __________ – 4         __________ – 5    
Provide the structural, condensed or skeletal formula for the following:  a) 4-methyl-1-hexyne     b) 3,3-diethyl-1-oxtyne  
Provide the structural, condensed or skeletal formula for the following:  a) 4,4,5-trichloro-2-heptyne       b) 4-bromo-1-chloro-4-methyl-2-nonyne
An organic compound contains 3 carbon atoms and one triple C≡C bond would have the name of: a) Propane b) Pentene c) Propyne d) Pentyne
Name the following alkyne.
Alkanes are named using the ane ending, and with prefixes to indicate the number of carbon atoms in the longest carbon chain. For example, CH4 is called methane. Alkenes are named using the ene ending. The position of the double bond is indicated with a number designating the position of the bond in the carbon chain. The numbering starts at the end of the carbon chain closest to the double bond. For example, CH3CH=CHCH2CH3 or CH3CHCHCH2CH3 (or CH3CH2CH=CHCH3 and CH3CH2CHCHCH3)is called 2-pentene. Alkynes are named in a manner similar to the alkenes but using the yne ending. For example, CH3C≡CCH3 or CH3CCCH3 is called 2-butyne.The roots used to indicate the number of carbon atoms are given in the table below:Number of C atoms12345678910Root namemethethpropbutpenthexheptoctnondec a. What is the name of the following organic compound?CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH3b. What is the name of the following organic compound?CH3CH2CCCH2CH2CH3c. What is the chemical formula of 4-nonene? Express your answer as a chemical formula.
Name the following compound: