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Jan 24, 2016

Answer:

The correct name is 1-Ethyl-3-methylcyclohexane.

Explanation:

The correct name is 1-Ethyl-3-methylcyclohexane.

When assigning numbers to the substituents, we proceed by alphabetical order.

Ethyl starts with E however, methyl starts with M, therefore, ethyl gets the position 1 on the ring and methyl gets the position 3 on the ring.

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Organic Chemistry | Naming CycloAlkanes - Part 1/3.