Asked Sep 10, 2019

What is an acceptable structure for 3,3-diethyl-4-(2,2-dimethylpropyl)octane?


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In the given compound, the long chain is of octane.  Substituents are two ethyl groups and one 2,2-dimethyl propyl group.

Two ethyl groups are ...

На Н2 Нz Н2 Н2 Н2
H3C-C C C C-c C CH3
ethyl group
CH3 H2
Н-с-с— с
2,2-dimethyl propyl group

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На Н2 Нz Н2 Н2 Н2 H3C-C C C C-c C CH3 octane Н2 НаС-с"- ethyl group CH3 H2 Н-с-с— с CH3 2,2-dimethyl propyl group


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