Chemistry 341

Practice Problem #3: Alkanes

1. Give a systematic name for each of the following alkanes



2. Draw the most stable conformations for

(a) The carbon-2 to carbon-3 bond in pentane (draw a Newman projection)
(b) cis-1,3-diethylcyclohexane
(c) 1-isopropyl-1-methylcyclohexane
(d) The carbon-2 to carbon-3 bond in 3-methylpentane (draw a Newman projection)




3. Label all substituents as either axial or equatorial:


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