Q. 55.0( 2 Votes )

Write the IUPAC n

Answer :

In the IUPAC system of nomenclature, an ether is considered as the alkoxy derivative of the parent alkane and is named as alkoxyalkane. The ethereal oxygen is taken in the smaller alkyl group. Thus the name is derived by adding the suffix oxy to the word root of smaller alkyl group. The larger alkyl group is considered to be the part of parent hydrocarbon chain.

Therefore the numbering of carbon atom is as follows:



The IUPAC name of the above given compound is as follows:


2-methyl-2-methoxypropane


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