Basic Organic Nomenclature

An Introduction

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

2. Alkanes
IV Bicycloalkanes (ii)
Two Ring Carbons Common

Self-study Questions


1. Name the following compounds:

    a. bicyclo[1.1.1]pentane

    b. bicyclo[3.1.0]hexane

    c. bicyclo[3.2.2]nonane

    d. bicyclo[2.2.1]heptane

    e. bicyclo[2.1.1]hexane

2. Name the following compounds:

    a. 2-methylbicyclo[2.1.0]pentane

    b. 2-ethyl-3-methylbicyclo[2.2.2]octane

    c. 1,4-dimethylbicyclo[2.2.0]hexane

3. Sketch the following compounds from their names or models:

    a. Bicyclo[3.3.3]undecane

    b. Bicyclo[2.2.2]octane

    c. 1,4-Diisopropylbicyclo[2.2.2]octane

4. Name the following compounds from their models:

    a. bicyclo[3.2.0]heptane

    b. 1,2-dimethylbicyclo[3.3.0]octane

    c. 2-isopropyl-7,7-dimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptane

Answers to all questions
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