Q. 1 A4.3( 25 Votes )

Write IUPAC names of the following compounds:


Answer :

2,2,4-Trimethylpentan-3-ol

The naming of the compound usually starts with numbering the carbons in the chain. The lower set of locants are chosen for this purpose, while in this case numbering under this condition is done from the left side. Once the carbons are mentioned, the position of -OH group is numbered and -ol is added as the suffix.


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