Basic Organic Nomenclature

An Introduction

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

5. Functional Groups
with Suffix or Prefix

VI Alkanamides

Self-study Questions
Question 1 Answers


Table 1.

#CompoundIUPAC NameModel
a butanamide
b 3-ethyl-6-methylheptanamide
c 2,2,2-trichloroethanamide
d 5-hydroxypentanamide
e 3-hydroxy-2-oxopropanamide


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