Name the following alkene or alkyne.
Difference Between Alkene & Alkyne:
Alkenes and alkynes are classified as unsaturated hydrocarbons that contain double and triple bonds, respectively, in their molecular structures. Alkenes may exhibit cis/trans or Z/E stereoisomerism, but alkynes do not show any stereoisomerism.
Answer and Explanation: 1
To name an alkene or alkyne, the following procedure is obeyed:
- The longest carbon chain is identified at first.
- The longest carbon chain is numbered...
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fromChapter 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.