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Problem: The molecule pictured below is name:a. cis-2-ethyl-3-octeneb. trans-1-ethyl-1-octenec. trans-5-ethyl-6-octened. cis-4-ethyl-2-octenee. 3-methy-2-heptaneĀ 

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Parent chain is oct- (8Cs) with alkene modifier at C2

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The molecule pictured below is name:

a. cis-2-ethyl-3-octene

b. trans-1-ethyl-1-octene

c. trans-5-ethyl-6-octene

d. cis-4-ethyl-2-octene

e. 3-methy-2-heptane 

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