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Offline mandy9008

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iso- groups
« on: September 16, 2009, 10:29:32 AM »
i am trying to draw a structure using IUPAC.
the structure i am trying to draw is
     4-isopropyldecane

i have the 4-propyldecane drawn, but i am not sure what the iso group is supposed to look look like or where it is supposed to go.

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Re: iso- groups
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2009, 11:34:20 AM »
Knowing why you got a question wrong is better than knowing that you got a question right.

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Re: iso- groups
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2009, 04:57:09 AM »
umm what about isobutyl and isopentyl and so on..

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Re: iso- groups
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2009, 05:17:07 AM »
you can also goolge for isopropyl and isopentyl..
                                                                     


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Re: iso- groups
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2009, 06:15:31 AM »
take this phrase from wikipedia:

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The prefixes iso, sec and tert refer to the number of carbons connected to the primary carbon (also known as RI ("R prime"), the carbon that is connected to R). Iso means one, sec- means two and tert- means three. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butyl)

and see this pdf

http://www.odu.edu/~rfdias/chem311/04STEREOCHEMISTRY.pdf
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