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ISBN: 9781305081079
Textbook Problem

The common name for the compound CH3—CH2—SH is

  1. a. ethyl thiol
  2. b. ethyl thioalcohol
  3. c. ethyl mercaptan
  4. d. no correct response

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Common name for the given compound has to be chosen from the given options.

Concept Introduction:

Common names are not IUPAC names.  For giving a common name for thiol, the term mercaptan is used as a suffix.  This is the older name for thiols.  The name of the alkyl group is given that is followed by the word mercaptan with a space between the two words.

Explanation

Reason for correct option:

Given structure of compound is,

First step is to identify the longest continuous carbon chain.  In the given structure, it is found that the longest carbon chain is two carbon chain.  Hence, the parent alkane is ethane.

To obtain common name for the given thiol, the word mercaptan is added after the alkyl group with a space in between.  The alkyl group present in the given compound is ethyl.  Therefore, the common name for the given compound is ethyl mercaptan.

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