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Problem: Draw a structure for each alkane. 2,3-dimethylbutane 

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IUPAC Nomenclature: Locant-Substitutents-Root(Modifier)

Given: 2,3-dimethylbutane 

Root: butane → 4-carbon chain

Modifier: –ane alkane

Substituents: 

  • 2,3-dimethyl 2 CH3 groups
    • Locants: CH3 at C2 and C3


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Draw a structure for each alkane. 

2,3-dimethylbutane 



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