How are ethers containing alkenes named ?

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Jun 15, 2018

Answer:

You name unsaturated ethers as substituted alkenes.

Explanation:

Find the longest chain containing the alkene group and name it.

Then name and locate the ether substituents.

The name of the substituent is

alk-ane - "-ane" + "-oxy"

Here are two examples.

methoxyethene

4-ethoxyhex-1-ene