Give the IUPAC name for the following ketone below.


Give the IUPAC name for the following ketone below.


To name a certain organic compound, we must know the parent chain, main functional group and the lowest possible locant of the substituents present in the compound. The name of the substituents are arranged in the alphabetical order.

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We are given the following ketone:

  • The parent structure of the compound is cyclic 5-membered ring containing ketone group.
  • It has methyl group...

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Naming Organic Compounds: Rules & Practice


Chapter 15 / Lesson 6

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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