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Select the correct name for the following compound.

i) 1-fluoro-2-bromo-4-chlorobenzene

ii) 2-bromo-4-chloro-1-fluorobenzene

iii) 1-chloro-3-bromo-4-fluorobenzene

iv) 1-bromo-3-chloro-6-fluorobenzene

IUPAC Nomenclature for Aromatic Compounds

1) Identify the longest chain of carbon atoms and name the molecule based on it.

2) Number all carbon atoms in the parent chain starting from the end nearest a group with the highest priority.

3) List all substituent groups attached to the parent chain in alphabetical order.

4) Locate the substituent groups in the parent chain based on the number which carbon atom the group is attached to.

5) The systematic name of a molecule with six carbon atoms arranged in a ring with the chemical formula {eq}C_6H_6 {/eq} is benzene.

6) Use the prefixes chloro-, bromo-, fluoro-, and iodo- in naming halogenated compounds.

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