Posted by: ginnynorman | May 23, 2010

IUPAC Naming Rules

I have found a website that will help you if you feel the need to practice the IUPAC nomenclature rules. Please note: we are following the textbook (Glencoe; Chemistry: Matter and Change) which states that a double bond between the first and second carbons will always be labelled ‘2’.  For example:

This molecule would be named 2-heptene. I understand some of your frustrations with this system and I will be looking to review the rules for this principle next year.


  1. I miss this 😦

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