Naming Aldehydes

Nomenclature Aldehydes Tutorial Video Leah Fisch Organic ChemistryNaming Organic Compounds Series: Video 14
This tutorial video shows you how to name compounds with a ‘CHO’ or aldehyde functional group using my puzzle piece approach to IUPAC naming.

(Watch on YouTube: Aldehydes. Click CC on bottom right for transcript.)

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This is Video 14 in the Naming Organic Compounds Video Series. Click HERE for the entire series.

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  1. Your videos are once again awesome. How did we get cyclohexanecarbaldehyde? I don’t understand where “carbaldehyde” came from – if it is a substituent, shouldn’t it be in front of the parent name?

  2. Navid Ahmed says

    why is it phenyl rather than benzene ?

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