Write structures for the following compounds.(a)

Organic Chemistry | 8th Edition | ISBN: 9780321768414 | Authors: L. G. Wade Jr

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Problem 3P

Write structures for the following compounds.

(a) 3-ethyl-4-methylhexane

(b) 3-ethyl-5-isobutyl-3-methylnonane

(c) 4-tert-butyl-2-methylheptane

(d) 5-isopropyl-3,3,4-trimethyloctane

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Solution 3P

(a)

The name of compound is 3-ethyl-3-methylpentane.

From the name it is clear that the parent carbon chain is pentane.

One ethyl group and one methyl group is present on 3rd carbon.

Therefore, the structure of the 3-ethyl-3-methylpentane is as follows:

(b)

The name of the compound is 3-ethyl-5-isobutyl-3-methylnonane.

From the name it is clear that the parent carbon chain is nonane.

One ethyl group and one methyl group is present on 3rd carbon and one isobutyl group is present on 5th carbon.

Therefore, the structure of the 3-methyl-5-propylnonane is as follows:

(c)

The name of the compound...

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Textbook: Organic Chemistry
Edition: 8
Author: L. G. Wade Jr
ISBN: 9780321768414

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