What are the systematic (IUPAC) names for the compounds shown below?

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What are the systematic (IUPAC) names for the compounds shown below?

a)

b)

IUPAC Nomenclature of Alcohols

Alcohols are carbon compounds with the functional group ?OH. The name of alcohols ends with the suffix ?ol. Alcohols have the general formula {eq}{{\rm{C}}_{\rm{n}}}{{\rm{H}}_{{\rm{2n + 1}}}}{\rm{OH}} {/eq}. The properties of alcohols are altered due to the hydroxyl group.

Answer and Explanation:

a)

The given structure is shown below.

compound (a)

The above structure is a six membered cyclic compound hence the main name is cyclohexane....

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Naming Alcohols Using IUPAC Nomenclature
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