What is the IUPAC name for the following compound?
CH_2 == CH - CH = CH - CH = CH - CH_2 - CH_3
The names of organic compounds are always given according to IUPAC nomenclature. IUPAC is a recognized authority responsible for naming compounds according to some rules. The compounds also have their common names, physical and chemical properties and their unique uses. There are many types of bonds like single bond, double bond, triple bond, ionic bond, covalent bond, etc. Alkanes have single bond, Alkenes have double bond and alkynes are triple bonds.
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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.