Basic Organic Nomenclature

An Introduction

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

2. Alkanes
II. Branched Alkanes (iv)

Self-study Questions


1. Name the following compounds, the molecular models are provided:
  • a.

  • b.

  • c.

  • d.

  • e.

Answers to question 1

2. Draw structures for the following molecules. The molecular models are provided.
  • 5-isobutyldodecane

  • 4-isopropyl-4-propylnonane

  • 5-sec-butyl-5-isopropyldecane

  • 4,4-di-t-butylheptane

  • 6-(1-ethyl-3-methylbutyl)-3-ethyl-8-isopropylundecane

Answers to question 2

3. Name the following compounds from their molecular models:
  • Compound K

  • Compound L

  • Compound M

  • Compound N

  • Compound O
Answers to question 3
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