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WHICH IS CORRECT AND WHY 2-(1-Chloromethyl)-1,4-dichlorobutane, or 1,4-Dichloro-2-(1-chloromethyl)butane

WHICH IS CORRECT AND WHY


2-(1-Chloromethyl)-1,4-dichlorobutane, or


1,4-Dichloro-2-(1-chloromethyl)butane


 

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3 Answers

mohit sengar
39 Points
12 years ago

1st one is  correct

shubham gupta
32 Points
12 years ago

4-dichlorobutane is right

Shreya Singh
32 Points
12 years ago

1,4-Dichloro-2-(1-chloromethyl)butane  is correct.

since both have chloro in them hence we can't arrange them in alphabetical order.

so simple substituent has preference over complex chain substituent.

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