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How to Name Organic Compounds – Nomenclature II

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In this episode:

  • Naming process for organic compounds
  • Root of the name
  • Including functional group
  • Including side chain
  • Indicating the position of functional groups and side chains
  • Protocol for naming when there are multiple prefixes

Number of carbons Root of name

1 meth

2 eth

3 prop

4 but

5 pent

6 hex

7 hept

8 oct

9 non

10 dec

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