The given structure is an alkyne.
• Root: 10-carbon chain → decane
• Modifier: -yne → alkyne (triple bond)
• Substituents: dimethyl → 2 methyl groups
Locants: 2,8 → at C2 and C8
diethyl → 2 ethyl groups
Locants: 3,6 → at C3 and C6
Draw the structure 3,6-diethyl-2,8-dimethyl-4-decyne
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