Each of the following names is an incorrect IUPAC name. Indicate, if possible, the correct name of the compound. Can you please explain why these names are not right?
1) 4-butyl 1-methyl 2-hexene
3)1-propyl 5-methyl benzene© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 5:32 pm ad1c9bdddf
Some of these can be difficult. Keep in mind the IUPAC rules when following the steps in naming a compound. It is a good idea to write out the structural formula.
All three of your molecules are hydrocarbons. The first one does not stand up if you draw out the structure because with the substituent groups in the given positions the main chain length becomes longer - 9 ...
This solution involves a solution and discussion around IUPAC names for compounds.