Basic Organic Nomenclature

An Introduction

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

2. Alkanes
III. Cycloalkanes (ii)
Stereoisomerism (i)

Self-study Questions


1. Name the following cycloalkanes given the line diagram and the model:
  • a. ,
  • b. ,
  • c. ,
Question 1 Answers.

2. Sketch line diagrams of the following give the name and the molecular model:
  • a. cis-1,2-diethylcyclobutane
    b. trans-1-isopropyl-2-methylcyclopropane
  • c. trans-1,2-dimethylcycloheptane
Question 2 Answers.
3. Name the following compounds from their models:
  • a. trans-1,2-diethylcyclobutane
  • b. trans-1,2-dimethylcyclopentane
  • c. trans-1,3-dimethylcyclopentane
  • d. trans-1-t-butyl-2-methylcyclohexane
  • e. trans-1,3-diethylcyclohexane
Review Cycloalkanes (ii)

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