The correct IUPAC name of the following compound
4 - methyl - 3 - ethylhexane
3 - ethyl - 4 - methylhexane
3, 4 - ethylmethylhexane
4 - ethyl - 3 - methylhexane
As we learnt in
Nomenclature of organic compound -
1) Some of locant value or position no. of substituent should be minimum.
2) Senior functional group written in the form of suffix.
3) Junior functional group written in the form of prefix.
IUPAC name of compound is 3-Ethyl-4-methylhexane
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