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Chapter 6, Problem 54E
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Draw the condensed structural formula for each alkene or alkyne:

a. 4-methyl-2-hexene

b. 3-ethyl-1-octyne

c. 2-octyne

d. 2-pentene

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The condensed structural formulas are to be drawn for the given alkenes and alkynes.

Concept Introduction:

Hydrocarbon is an organic compound that consists of only carbon and hydrogen atoms. The carbon atoms in hydrocarbons are linked by a single, double, or triple bond.

In alkenes and alkynes, there is at least double or triple bonds respectively per molecule.

The graphic representation of a chemical compound is called the structural formula, which represents the arrangement of atoms.

Explanation of Solution

a) 4methyl2hexene

In the given compound 4methyl2hexene, there are six carbon atoms linked to each other with single bonds and one double bond in order to form hexene as the base name. The compound contains one methyl substituent at position four with one carbon atom. The condensed structural formula for 4methyl2hexene can be represented as follows:

b) 3ethyl1octyne

In the given compound 3ethyl1octyne, there are eight carbon atoms linked to each other with single bonds and one triplebond in order to form octyne as the base name. The compound contains one ethyl substituent at position three with two carbon atoms. The condensed structural formula for 3ethyl1octyne can be represented as follows:

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