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    why is it that in 4-ethylhex-2-ene the double bond is between the 3rd and 4th carbon, shouldn't it be between the 2nd and 3rd carbon

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    That's not 4-ethylhex-2-ene.
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    (Original post by alow)
    That's not 4-ethylhex-2-ene.
    this is what my teacher drew as well. so what is 4-ethylhex-ene.
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    (Original post by esmeralda123)
    this is what my teacher drew as well.
    Well that's a bit concerning.

    so what is 4-ethylhex-2-ene.
    This is the E isomer:

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    That is 4-ethyloct-3-ene.
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    (Original post by coconut64)
    Is this right ?
    Yes.

    Go you
 
 
 
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