ORGANIC Cycloalkanes

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Cycloalkanes : 

Cycloalkanes Saturated hydrocarbons in which the carbon atoms form a ring General formula: CnH2n Less stable than alkane chains because of “strained” bonds

Naming Cycloalkanes : 

Naming Cycloalkanes Number starts at the carbon that will give the substituents the lowest possible numbers The prefix “cyclo-” is placed immediately before the parent chain name

Naming Cycloalkanes : 

Naming Cycloalkanes Cyclopropane Cyclobutane Cyclohexane Pause the Presentation and complete the remaining examples

Naming Substituted Cycloalkanes : 

Naming Substituted Cycloalkanes Methylcyclopropane 1,2,3-trimethylcyclopentane 1-ethyl-3,6-dimethylcyclooctane Pause the Presentation and complete the remaining examples