Question #29222

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Mar 5, 2017

There are six position isomers for DNT. We can see it below.


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Look for every possibility of placing the two nitro and methyl groups around the benzene ring. As you can see there are only six different ways of doing this. I have named each compound according to the IUPAC recommendation not to extend the name of toluene beyond the hydrocarbon itself and instead use the name methylbenzene for its derivatives.