Name each alcohol.
Here, we are going to give the IUPAC name of the following alcohol.
Step1: Rules for naming alcohol
- The longest carbon chain which contain OH functional group is the base chain.
- The base name end with “ol”.
- the base chain to assign the OH group the lowest possible number.
- The position of the OH group is indicated by the number just before base name.
The name of the alcohol is 3-octanol.
The name of the alcohol is 4-methyl-2-hexanol.
The name of the alcohol is 2-methyl-2-pentanol.
The name of the alcohol is 2,3-dimethyl-1-heptanol.