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Unformatted text preview: Note: in class we did not discuss a suffix for ethers or alkyl halides therefore these two functionalities are always named as branches on the alkane chain. If alcohol is part of molecule that contains a ketone or an aldehyde or a carboxylic acid then the alcohol is not the root name instead it is called hydroxy and named as a branch. YOU WILL NOT BE GIVEN EXAMPLES WHERE AN AMINE IS IN THE SAME MOLECULE AS AN ALCOHOL, KETONE, ALDEHYDE OR CARBOXYLIC ACID. ALSO YOU WILL NOT HAVE TO NAME COMPOUNDS WHERE THERE IS BOTH AN ALDEHYDE AND CARBOXYLIC ACID OR AN ALDEHYDE AND A KETONE OR A CARBOXYLIC ACID AND A KETONE IN THE SAME MOLECULE. 3. There is some confusion regarding nomenclature of amines. We only covered simple amines where there were no branches in the alkane chain with this in mind, the nomenclature we discussed in class (ending yl amine) is what you should follow. See below for examples. NH 2 N butylamine butyldimethylamine...
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