Basic Organic Nomenclature

An Introduction

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

2. Alkanes
I. Unbranched

Self-study Questions


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

1. Give the name of the alkane represented by each of the following line structures:

2. Give the name and the line structure for the unbranched alkane with the following formulae:

  1. C6H14
  2. C9H20
  3. C2H6
  4. C8H18
  5. CH4
  6. C4H10
  7. C10H22


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