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The IUPAC name of the following compound is :

(a) 1-(2-Butyl) cyclohexane

(b)1-(3-Butyl) cyclohexane

(c) 2 - cyclohexane

(d) 3 cyclohexane

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1 Answer

If the ring contains more or equal number of carbon atoms, as the alkyl group attached to it, the compound is named as the derivative of cycloalkane and alkyl group it treated as substitudent group.
1-(2-Butyl) cyclohexaneic is correct
Hence a is the correct answer.
answered Mar 5, 2014 by meena.p