Problem: The name sec-butyl alcohol defines a specific structure but the name sec-pentyl alcohol is ambiguous. Explain.  

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The name sec-butyl alcohol defines a specific structure but the name sec-pentyl alcohol is ambiguous. Explain.
 

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