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What is the IUPAC name of the compound …....................................

What is the IUPAC name of the compound …....................................

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Aastha Singh
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3 years ago
DEAR STUDENT,
4-aldo-3-hydroxy-but-2-enoic acid
5-formyl-3-hydroxy-pent-2-enoic acid both will apply
-COOH is the high priority functional group, hence it is taken as suffix and the rest substituents are taken as prefix arranged in the name as alphabetical order.

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