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Stuck here, help me understand: The IUPAC name of the following compound is :

The IUPAC name of the following compound is :

 

  • Option 1)

    3-Hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid

  • Option 2)

    2-Methyl-3-hydroxypentan-5-oic acid

  • Option 3)

    4-Methyl-3-hydroxypentanoic acid

  • Option 4)

    4,4-Dimethyl-3-hydroxybutanoic acid

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3-Hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid


Option 1)

3-Hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid

Option 2)

2-Methyl-3-hydroxypentan-5-oic acid

Option 3)

4-Methyl-3-hydroxypentanoic acid

Option 4)

4,4-Dimethyl-3-hydroxybutanoic acid

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