Portmess Homework Solutions 37

Portmess Homework Solutions 37 - 31 ALKANES Two bear an...

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Two bear an ethyl group and a methyl group on a continuous chain of f ve carbons: ( d ) Only one isomer is named as a derivative of butane: 2.18 ( a ) The longest continuous chain contains nine carbon atoms. Begin the problem by writing and numbering the carbon skeleton of nonane. Now add two methyl groups (one to C-2 and the other to C-3) and an isopropyl group (to C-6) to give a structural formula for 6-isopropyl-2,3-dimethylnonane. ( b ) To the carbon skeleton of heptane (seven carbons) add a tert -butyl group to C-4 and a methyl group to C-3 to give 4- tert -butyl-3-methylheptane. ( c ) An isobutyl group is G CH 2 CH(CH 3 ) 2 . The structure of 4-isobutyl-1,1-dimethylcyclohexane
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course CHM 2210 taught by Professor Reynolds during the Fall '01 term at University of Florida.

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