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Aldebaran:
Our UK exam boards prefer propan-2-ol

Hunter2:
Both is valid

https://www.quora.com/Is-isopropyl-side-chain-an-IUPAC-name-or-a-common-name

rolnor:
Valid, not prefered. The deffinition is that its a alkyl chain that is branched, isopropyl is not branched. They accept it because its so common.

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