What is the name of the following organic compound CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH3?

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What is the name of the following organic compound CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH2CH3?

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Octane. IUPAC naming conventions are used for naming organic compounds such as these. The naming occurs as follows:

  1. Identify the longest chain of...

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