Naming Ketones

Nomenclature Ketones Organic Chemistry Tutorial Video Leah FischNaming Organic Compounds Series: Video 15
This Leah4sci tutorial video shows you how to name molecules containing a carbonyl in the middle of the chain using my puzzle piece approach to IUPAC nomenclature. Naming examples include simple and substituted ketones, multiple carbonyls and cyclic ketones.

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

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This is Video 15 in the Naming Organic Compounds Video Series. Click HERE for the entire series.

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  1. Thanks it was great

  2. Thank you so much.

  3. For the example cyclohex-2-ene-1-one, would it be possible to alternatively name it as:
    1-cyclohex-2-enone? Great video by the way 😀

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