Problem: Draw the structure of 6-bromo-2,3-dimethyl-2-hexene (also known as 6-bromo-2,3-dimethylhex-2-ene).

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IUPAC nomenclature: Locant – Substituents – Root (Modifier)


Given: 6-Bromo-2,3-dimethyl-2-hexene

  • Root: hexene → 6 Carbons
  • Modifier: ene → alkene
    • Locant: 2 
  • Substitutents:
    • 2, 3 dimethyl → two methyl (CH3 ) groups 
      • Locants: at C2 and C3
    • 6-Bromo → Br at C6
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Draw the structure of 6-bromo-2,3-dimethyl-2-hexene (also known as 6-bromo-2,3-dimethylhex-2-ene).

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