Unformatted text preview: cyclopropane, cyclobutane, cyclopentane, etc., and not the total number of carbons in the compound. 2. When substituents are present, they are specified and numbered as for branched- chain alkanes. 3. When one substituent is present, specifying its position is not necessary. 4. If two or more substituents are present, the ring is numbered to give the substituents the lowest set of numbers. 5. If two or more different substituents are present, they are listed alphabetically, ignoring prefixes such as di, tri, tetra or n-, sec- and tert-. (by Professor Gary R. Gray, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2011 for the course CHEM 2301 taught by Professor Gao during the Spring '07 term at Minnesota.
- Spring '07
- Organic chemistry