Basic Organic Nomenclature

An Introduction

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

5. Functional Groups
with Suffix or Prefix

I. Introduction

Self-study Questions


1. Put the following sets of functional groups in to priority order (highest first).

    a. : one, ol
    b. : one, amine
    c. : al, one
    d. : oate, one
    e. : ol, ene

2. Pick out the functional groups on the following molecules and put those groups in to priority order (highest first).

CompoundModelFunctional Groups
Descending Priority
a one, ene
b one, cyano
c oic acid, al, ol, amine
d- oate, ol, ene
e al, one, ol

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