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What is the iupac name of this compound? Which of the two groups should be considered as the parent chain and how do we decide this?

What is the iupac name of this compound?
Which of the two groups should be considered as the parent chain and how do we decide this?

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arun
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6 years ago
it’s IUPAC name is 2-propoxypropane in this we take ‘CH3-CH2-CH2-O-‘ as side chain and (CH3)2-CH- as the main chain as the name of side chain is propoxy and that of main chain is propane and side chainis attached to main chain’s second carbon atom.
so, it’s name is 2-propoxypropane

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