Nomenclature of Ethers
a. Ethers can be named by naming each of the two carbon groups as a separate word followed by a space and the word ether.
The–OR group can also be named as a substituent using the group name, alkoxy.
ethyl methyl ether
·Try to name the following compounds using these conventions…
·Try to draw structures for the following compounds…
2-pentyl 1-propyl etherJ
b. Common names that you should know are...
anisoleTry naming anisole by the other two conventions. J
furan…This compound is aromatic.
· Try to draw structures for the following compounds…
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