Determine what is wrong with the names of each of the following alkanes and provide the correct name

alkanes
h2c-ch2-ch2-ch3

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Determine what is wrong with the names of each of the following alkanes and provide the correct name.

H2C-CH2-CH2-CH3

CH2

CH3
2-ethyl-butane

Answer:

If the ethyl is group is coming out of the first carbon group, then it’s one long carbon parent chain with a total of 6 carbons: IUPAC = Hexane (CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2CH3)