Problem: Select the correct IUPAC name for the following cycloalkane: a. 1-methyl-1-ethylcyclopropane b. 1-ethyl-1-methylcyclopropane c. 1,1-methylethylcyclobutane d. 1-ethyl-1-propylcycloputane

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Parent chain is cyclopropane (3C) with methyl and ethyl at C1

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Select the correct IUPAC name for the following cycloalkane: 

a. 1-methyl-1-ethylcyclopropane 

b. 1-ethyl-1-methylcyclopropane 

c. 1,1-methylethylcyclobutane 

d. 1-ethyl-1-propylcycloputane

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