What is the IUPAC name of he following compound? a. 3,6-dichloroaniline b. 2,5-dichloroaniline c....

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What is the IUPAC name of he following compound?

a. 3,6-dichloroaniline

b. 2,5-dichloroaniline

c. 2,5-dichloroaminobenzene

d. 2,5-dichloroanisole

Benzene:

Benzene is widely used as a precursor for other organic compounds. Benzene can be used to prepare compounds such as benzoic acid, toluene, and benzyl alcohol. Aspirin and acetaminophen have a benzene ring in their structures.

Answer and Explanation: 1


b. 2,5-dichloroaniline


As illustrated below, the benzene ring attached to an amine is named as aniline. The benzene ring is numbered to give the substituents the lowest possible number. The the 2 chloro substituents are in position 2 and 5. The name of the compound is 2,5-dichloroaniline.


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Aniline: Structure, Formula & Uses

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Did you know that a chemical compound called aniline is necessary for the indigo color of our jeans? It is used in several other areas as well. In this lesson, we will learn all about the structure, formula, and uses of aniline.


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