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Offline mandy9008

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Nomenclature of ethers
« on: February 13, 2010, 03:54:45 PM »
i need to draw the structure of 2-ethocyoctane
attached is what i tried, but the reply i am getting from my online homework is that: Make sure the EtO group is attached to the right part of the chain, but i was sure that it was.


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Re: Nomenclature of ethers
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2010, 04:49:00 PM »
What you have drawn is 1-ethoxyoctane.

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Re: Nomenclature of ethers
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2010, 05:06:46 PM »
oh my gosh, DUH!! thanks, i don't know how i could be so stupid. i have been staring at this problem for an hour trying to figure it out. thanks!!

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