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Naming an IUPAC system

Name this by the IUPAC system

H H
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C=C
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C-C C-C-C
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Cl

And this one:

C-C-C-C-C
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F C-F

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If you draw the first one in a linear arrangement, it will be easier to name:

CH2Cl-CH2-CH=CH-CH2CH2CH3

Step 1: How many carbons in a linear arrangement? 7
Therefore, it's a "hept"

Step 2: How many double bonds? 1
Therefore, it's a "heptene"

Step 3: Where is the double bond? at ...

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Naming an IUPAC system

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