# Question #de40a

Jan 24, 2016

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.

Here is a video that explains how to name cycloalkanes. It is a series of 3 videos ($\textcolor{g r e y}{\text{Please Like, Share & Subscribe}}$):
Organic Chemistry | Naming CycloAlkanes - Part 1/3.