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    Ok you chemists out there - here's your chance to shine!!!

    My friend asked me to name the following compunds and I have NO idea what they are called, so please help!!!

    C6H5CH2Cl

    C6H5MgBr

    C6H5OHBr3

    I am really sorry - can't find how to change numbers to subscipt

    Thanks!!!
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    (Original post by Silly Sally)
    Ok you chemists out there - here's your chance to shine!!!

    My friend asked me to name the following compunds and I have NO idea what they are called, so please help!!!

    C6H5CH2Cl

    C6H5MgBr

    C6H5OHBr3

    I am really sorry - can't find how to change numbers to subscipt

    Thanks!!!
    They could be called loads of different things, depends where the Bromies/Magnesium atoms and CH2CL group is...
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    (Original post by imasillynarb)
    They could be called loads of different things, depends where the Bromies/Magnesium atoms and CH2CL group is...
    Well attached to one of the carbon atoms - thats how you usually write formulas
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    (Original post by Silly Sally)
    Ok you chemists out there - here's your chance to shine!!!

    My friend asked me to name the following compunds and I have NO idea what they are called, so please help!!!

    C6H5CH2Cl

    C6H5MgBr

    C6H5OHBr3

    I am really sorry - can't find how to change numbers to subscipt

    Thanks!!!
    1.chloro-phenlymethane????
    2.phenyl magnesium bromide.
    3.i'll get back 2 u.
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    (Original post by Silly Sally)
    Ok you chemists out there - here's your chance to shine!!!

    My friend asked me to name the following compunds and I have NO idea what they are called, so please help!!!

    C6H5CH2Cl

    C6H5MgBr

    C6H5OHBr3

    I am really sorry - can't find how to change numbers to subscipt

    Thanks!!!
    Well the first one is probably 1-chloromethylbenzene
    The second i have no idea.
    The sixth is tribromophenol (though unsure about the positioning of the bromine atoms, prolly 2,4,6)
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    This person is in the same class as me and i don't really know how to name aromatic compuds apart from the basic. Do yuo think we need to able to name aromatic chemistry for A2 edexcel chemistry?
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    (Original post by mongoose)
    Well the first one is probably 1-chloromethylbenzene
    The second i have no idea.
    The sixth is tribromophenol (though unsure about the positioning of the bromine atoms, prolly 2,4,6)
    tribromophenol.thats the one.(the 1 that has a antiseptic smell i think)
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    (Original post by IntegralAnomaly)
    tribromophenol.thats the one.(the 1 that has a antiseptic smell i think)
    Yup. Think TCP = trichlorophenol
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    (Original post by Silly Sally)
    This person is in the same class as me and i don't really know how to name aromatic compuds apart from the basic. Do yuo think we need to able to name aromatic chemistry for A2 edexcel chemistry?
    You most certainly will. And you should read through your textbook, because it really is quite simple, it's all very logical.
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    (Original post by mongoose)
    You most certainly will. And you should read through your textbook, because it really is quite simple, it's all very logical.
    Great - just what i wanted to hear - more learning!!!
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    just out of interest with all these new societies,is there a chem 1?
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    (Original post by IntegralAnomaly)
    just out of interest with all these new societies,is there a chem 1?
    not at the moment as far as i know
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    (Original post by Speciez99)
    not at the moment as far as i know
    strange, i thought it would of started by now.Especially with all the chem fanatics on this site.
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    (Original post by IntegralAnomaly)
    strange, i thought it would of started by now.Especially with all the chem fanatics on this site.
    obviously no one has been bothered to start one, too much effort ect.
    there are quite a few threads tho devoted to just chem
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    (Original post by Silly Sally)
    Ok you chemists out there - here's your chance to shine!!!

    My friend asked me to name the following compunds and I have NO idea what they are called, so please help!!!

    C6H5CH2Cl

    C6H5MgBr

    C6H5OHBr3

    I am really sorry - can't find how to change numbers to subscipt

    Thanks!!!
    Hey sally! I sent an email reply to Soz but i think i 4got to send it to you!!! oops! here are the names (altho i guessed at the 2nd one, but the others r def correct):

    C6H5CH2Cl = (chloromethyl) benzene

    C6H5MgBr = phenyl magnesium bromide

    C6H5OHBr3 = 2,4,6-tribromophenol
 
 
 
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