What is the IUPAC name for: CH3-CH2-CH2-CH2-CH2-CH3?


What is the IUPAC name for CH3-CH2-CH2-CH2-CH2-CH3?


The naming of organic compounds is based on a set of conditions which are given as the nomenclature of organic compounds. Some of the conditions to be followed are;

  • The suffix is 'ane' for compounds with single bonds.
  • The prefix is based on the Greek numeral.

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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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