Problem: What is the proper systematic name for the following compound? (i) 3-ethyl-2,6-dimethyldecane (ii) 6-sec-butyl-3-isobutylheptane (iii) 2,6-diethyldecane (iv) 3-isobutyl-7-methylnonane (v) 4-ethyl-2,8-dimethyldecane (vi) 1-sec-butyl-5-isobutylheptane 

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Parent chain is decane (10 Cs) with one ethyl and two methyl groups at C4, C2 and C8 respectively

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What is the proper systematic name for the following compound? 

(i) 3-ethyl-2,6-dimethyldecane 

(ii) 6-sec-butyl-3-isobutylheptane 

(iii) 2,6-diethyldecane 

(iv) 3-isobutyl-7-methylnonane 

(v) 4-ethyl-2,8-dimethyldecane 

(vi) 1-sec-butyl-5-isobutylheptane 

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