Q. 2 E4.0( 21 Votes )

Give the IUPAC names of the following compounds:

CH3C(p-ClC6H4)2CH(Br)CH3

Answer :

2-bromo-3,3-bis-(4-chlorophenyl)butane


Explanation:


1. While writing the IUPAC name, write the name of side substituent according to the alphabetical order.


2. Always use a hyphen {-} between a number and a alphabet.


3. Because of the presence of 2 (p-ClC6H2) group bis is used as a prefix instead of di because C6H4 contains itself contains numbers 6 & 4.


4. And at the last write the name of the longest hydrocarbon chain i.e. butane)


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