Basic Organic Nomenclature

An Introduction

Dave Woodcock,
Associate Professor Emeritus UBC (Okanagan)
©1996,2000, 2008

2. Alkanes
II. Branched (ii)

Self-study Questions

Index


If you have problems getting most of these right, review the Branched Alkane page.

1. Each of the following pages gives line diagrams for 5 alkanes.

    Set 1|Answers to Set 1
    Set 2|Answers to Set 2
    Set 3|Answers to Set 3
    Set 4|Answers to Set 4
    Set 5|Answers to Set 5

    2. Give the structure (line diagram) for each of the following alkanes. The answers are given in sets of 5 after each set is named.

      • a. heptane
        b. 3-ethylhexane
        c. 4-propylnonane
        d. 2,6-dimethyloctane
        e. methylbutane

        set 1 answers

      • a. 2,3,3-trimethylpentane
        b. 3-ethyl-2-methylhexane
        c. 4,4-diethyl-2,2-dimethylheptane
        d. 6-butyl-4,6-dipropylundecane
        e. 3-ethyl-5-methyl-4-propyldecane

        set 2 answers

      • a. 2,4,6,8,10-pentamethyldodecane
        b. 5-butyl-6,6-diethyl-2,3,5-trimethylnonane
        c. propane
        d. 3,3,4,4-tetraethylhexane
        e. 6-pentylundecane

        set 3 answers

    3. Name the following compounds from their three-dimensional models :

      Set 1

      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.
      e.

      Answers to Set 1

      Set 2

      a.
      b.
      c.
      d.
      e.

      Answers to Set 2

Review Branched Alkanes (iii) page

Next page :Branched Alkanes (iv): Branched Branches

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