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Problem: Draw structures corresponding to the following names: a) (S)-2-Hydroxypropanalb) 3-Phenylprop-2-enal

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a) (S)-2-Hydroxypropanal

Parent chain → prop- → 3 Cs

Modifier → -anal → aldehyde (at C1)

Substituent → 2-hydroxy → -OH at C2

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Draw structures corresponding to the following names: 

a) (S)-2-Hydroxypropanal

b) 3-Phenylprop-2-enal

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