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Problem: Draw a structure for each alkane. 3-ethylhexane

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IUPAC Nomenclature: Locant-Substitutents-Root(Modifier)

Given: 3-ethylhexane

Root: hexane 6-carbon chain

Modifier: –ane alkane


  • 3-ethyl CH2CH3 group
    • Locants: CH2CH3 at C3

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Draw a structure for each alkane. 


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