Problem: Draw the structure of 1,2-epoxypentane.

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We are asked to draw the structure of 1,2-epoxypentane.


Root: pentane → 5 carbon alkane

Substituent: epoxy → epoxide group (3 membered ring, 2 C and 1 O).

Locant: 1,2 → located at the start of the chain


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Draw the structure of 1,2-epoxypentane.

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