August 22, 2019, 01:52:56 AM
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Topic: Is it considered incorrect to name methylcyclopropane 1-methylcyclopropane?  (Read 139 times)

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Offline Traumatic Acid

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The title pretty much says it all. I know putting the 1-methyl in front of cyclopropane is somewhat unnecessary, but would it be considered incorrect by IUPAC naming guidelines?
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Offline chenbeier

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The naming is not incorrect, but make no sense, because there is only one Methyl-cyclopropane.  The same if you use H2S1O4 . There is only one sulfuric acid.

Offline AlirezaDehghani

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methylcyclopropane is correct. when you just got one attached group putting 1 is nonsense.

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