Parent chain is nonane (9Cs) with ethyl and methyl at C2 and C5
Write the IUPAC name for the compound below. Be sure to use correct punctuation.
Keep the information page open for guidance and for use with feedback.
Accepted names for branched alkyl groups are isopropyl, isobutyl, sec-butyl, and tert-buty.
Do not use italics.
The IUPAC name is _________________
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the IUPAC Naming concept. You can view video lessons to learn IUPAC Naming. Or if you need more IUPAC Naming practice, you can also practice IUPAC Naming practice problems.
What professor is this problem relevant for?
Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Neal's class at UT.