# Can anyone help name these organic compounds and draw them out as well?

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I have the answers, I just need to understand how it is derived.

I have the answers, I just need to understand how it is derived.

##### 1 Answer

For (8) and (9), find the longest carbon chain.......to give

#### Explanation:

For

Because the hydrocarbyl chain is symmetric, we can start at either end (this is important, because we would normally start counting at whichever end gave LOWER numbers). Thus for the

And thus we have

For

Thus

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