The IUPAC name of the following compound is :

  • Option 1)

    4-methyl-3-ethylhex-4-ene

  • Option 2)

    3-ethyl-4-methylhex-4-ene

  • Option 3)

    4-ethyl-3-methylhex-2-ene

  • Option 4)

    4,4-diethyl-3-methylbut-2-ene

 

Answers (2)

As we learned 

 

Nomenclature of organic compounds -

Longest chain is main chain, branched chain is substituent.

Locant value or position number should be minimum.

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IUPAC system of nomenclature

 

 

 

 


Option 1)

4-methyl-3-ethylhex-4-ene

Option 2)

3-ethyl-4-methylhex-4-ene

Option 3)

4-ethyl-3-methylhex-2-ene

Option 4)

4,4-diethyl-3-methylbut-2-ene

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