Problem: Provide the IUPAC name for this (2-methylbutyl)-substituted alkane

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IUPAC Name: Locant – Substituents – Root (Modifier)

  • Root: octane (8 C's)
  • Modifier: alkane
  • Substituent:  Methyl (1 C) and propyl (3 Cs)
    • Locant: 
      • methyl (at C3)
      • propyl (at C5)
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Provide the IUPAC name for this (2-methylbutyl)-substituted alkane

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