CHAPTER 5STRUCTURE AND PREPARATION OF ALKENES:ELIMINATION REACTIONSSOLUTIONS TO TEXT PROBLEMS5.1(b)Writing the structure in more detail, we see that the longest continuous chain contains fourcarbon atoms.The double bond is located at the end of the chain, and so the alkene is named as a derivativeof 1-butene. Two methyl groups are substituents at C-3. The correct IUPAC name is 3,3-dimethyl-1-butene.
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