Name the following alkene and indicate stereochemistry.
Cis and Trans Isomerism
Disubstituted alkenes can either have cis or trans configuration at the double bond. The cis configuration occurs when the alkyl substituents of the double bond are on the same side. The trans configuration occurs when the alkyl substituents of the double bond are on the same side.
Answer and Explanation: 1
The parent chain of the given alkene contains seven carbon atoms. The parent chain name is heptene.
We will number the carbon atoms in the...
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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.