give another acceptable name for diisopropyl ketone

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Give another acceptable name for diisopropyl ketone.

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Many organic molecules can be named according to both "common" nomenclature and IUPAC, or systematic nomenclature. We know that diisoproyl ketone is a common name because the IUPAC system does not directly indicate functional groups (such as ketone) in their names. Even though diisoproyl ketone is a common name, it is descriptive enough for us to draw its structure and then find the systematic IUPAC name.

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Diisoproyl ketone is a non-systematic or "common" name. The name describes the structure as a ketone in which both alkyl groups are...

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Naming Aldehydes & Ketones Using IUPAC Nomenclature
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