What is the IUPAC name for the organic compound shown below?

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What is the IUPAC name for the organic compound shown below?

IUPAC nomenclature:

It is a systematic method of naming chemical compounds which follow rules set by IUPAC to maintain uniformity throughout the world. IUPAC stands for International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.

Answer and Explanation:

2-Butanol

The first thing is to identify the longest carbon chain in compound starting from the side from where the alcohol group (-OH) comes...

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Naming Alcohols Using IUPAC Nomenclature: Practice Problems
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