Draw the structure of 4-isopropyl-5-methyloctane.


Draw the structure of 4-isopropyl-5-methyloctane.

Structure of a Compound:

The root name in the IUPAC name of an organic compound represents the number of carbon atoms present in the main chain or the longest chain of the organic compound. On the basis of the substituents and functional groups present in the compound, the structure of an organic compound can be drawn.

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In the 4-isopropyl-5-methyl octane compound, the main chain has 8 eight carbon (that gives oct as the root name to the compound). There are two...

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Chemical Properties of Organic Compounds


Chapter 15 / Lesson 20

Organic compounds possess chemical properties that determine their behaviors during and after chemical changes. Explore the chemical properties of three functional groups differing in chemical properties: alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes.

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