Problem: Draw the structure 3,6-diethyl-2,8-dimethyl-4-decyne

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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

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Draw the structure 3,6-diethyl-2,8-dimethyl-4-decyne

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