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Problem: What is the systematic (IUPAC) name of this compound? (a) 4-ethyl-5-propyl-1,1-dimethylheptane (b) 5-ethyl-2-methy-6-propyloctane (c) 4,5-diethyl-8-methy!nonane (d) 5,6-diethyl-2-methylnonane 

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Parent chain is nonane (9Cs) with two ethyl and methyl group at C5, C6 and C2 respectively

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What is the systematic (IUPAC) name of this compound? 

(a) 4-ethyl-5-propyl-1,1-dimethylheptane 

(b) 5-ethyl-2-methy-6-propyloctane 

(c) 4,5-diethyl-8-methy!nonane 

(d) 5,6-diethyl-2-methylnonane 

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