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In naming organic compounds as per IUPAC norms should the first locant get least numbering? This may violate the lowest sum rule in many cases. The above rule was mentioned in a reference book.

In naming organic compounds as per IUPAC norms should the first locant get least numbering? This may violate the lowest sum rule in many cases.The above rule was mentioned in a reference book.

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Harsh Patodia IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 907 Points
6 years ago
No its wrong. Its based on the priority. Please follow the below link to get the clarity.
http://www.askiitians.com/iit-jee-chemistry/organic-chemistry/iupac-and-goc/nomenclature-of-organic-compounds.aspx

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