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Draw the structure of 3,3-dimethylcyclohexene.

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Draw the structure of 3,3-dimethylcyclohexene.

IUPAC naming

IUPAC naming rules are :

1) Select the longest chain of carbons containing the main functional group.

Here, the main functional group is alkene, and the chain should contain both carbons of the double bond.

2) Give numbering such that the main functional group gets the lowest number.

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The structure of cyclohexene is :

3,3 dimethyl means two methyl groups attached at position 3. Now, the main functional group here is the alkene...

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Learn about IUPAC naming for organic compounds and molecules. Understand functional groups tables, use IUPAC name charts, and see IUPAC name examples.


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