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Alkyne Nomenclature | Common vs IUPAC System – Organic Chemistry

Alkynes Alkynes are unsaturated hydrocarbons which have at least one carbon-carbon triple bond and a general molecular formula CnH2n-2.  Their functional group is – C ≡ C –. Alkyne Nomenclature: Common System: In the common system, alkynes are considered alkyl derivatives of acetylene (the smallest member of the family). First names of alkyl groups present …

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Naming of Organic Compounds | Common vs IUPAC Nomenclature Notes

The naming of organic compounds: Nomenclature: The systematic process of naming organic compounds is called nomenclature. At the beginning of organic chemistry, each new compound was given an individual name. These names were based on : 1.its source  2.property 3.on the name of the discoverer 4.based on history 5.method of preparation For Example: Formic acid, …

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Naming Organic Compounds| Common system vs IUPAC System

Nomenclature of organic compounds:    There are two systems of naming organic compounds. Common system or Trivial Names: In this system names are derived from source or their property or their structure etc. e.g Urea from urine (source), Citric acid from citrus plant (source).Glucose from the greek word meaning sweet (property, Valyric acid from Greek …

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