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Drawing structures for alkanes

Organic Chemistry Part IV
1- Draw a structure for each alkane.
A- 2,2-dimethylpentane
B- 3-isopropylheptane

2- What is the name of the following organic compound? CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 CH 3 Spell out the name of the compound.

3- What is the name of the following organic compound? CH 3 CH 2 CCCH 2 CH 2 CH 3 Spell out the name of the compound.

4- What is the chemical formula of 4-nonene? Express your answer as a chemical formula.

5- Name each alkene.
a- CH 2 =CH−CH 2 −CH 2 −CH 3 Spell out the full name of the compound.
b- CH 3 − C | C H 3 H− C | C H 3 = CH−CH 3 Spell out the full name of the compound.

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Organic Chemistry Part IV

1- Draw a structure for each alkane.
A- 2,2-dimethylpentane

To draw, begin with the longest chain (pentane). Add in two methyl groups on the second carbon of the pentane chain to complete the molecule.

CH3
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CH3 - C - CH2- CH2- CH3
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CH3 ...

Solution Summary

The drawing structures for alkanes are discussed. The chemical formulas of 4-nonene is provided.

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