Lecture 9 - CH 310M/318M MWF 12pm Lecture 9 W 9/17/2008...

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CH 310M/318M – MWF 12pm – Lecture 9 – W 9/17/2008 Reading Assignment : Sections 2.4-2.6 Graded Homework : HW#05 deadline = 3:00 p.m. on Thu 9/18 HW#06 deadline = 3:00 p.m. on Mon 9/22 (last graded HW due before Midterm Exam #1) Textbook Problems : 2.3, 2.5, 2.26-2.31 Last Time : Degree of substitution Constitutional isomers Systematic nomenclature of organic compounds Today : Nomenclature of alkanes (continued…)
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Know the names of the unbranched alkanes having 1 through 12 C atoms!!!
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Rules for Naming Alkanes (Be sure to look at the online handout!!!) 1) Unbranched alkanes are named according to the number of C atoms (Table 2.1) 2) In a branched alkane, some of the C atoms are not part of the longest continuous chain (the parent chain). Identify the parent chain. Tip : Start at any end of a chain. Trace along with your finger until you reach another end. Try all possibilities. The path which incorporates the most C atoms without lifting your finger is the parent chain. 3) If two or more chains within a structure have the same length, the parent
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Lecture 9 - CH 310M/318M MWF 12pm Lecture 9 W 9/17/2008...

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