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    Is this 1 bromo 2 fluroethane ?
    If not what is it
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    (Before the reaction) both halogens are directly bonded to the same carbon.
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    (Original post by alow)
    (Before the reaction) both halogens are directly bonded to the same carbon.
    So it can't be named?
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    (Original post by Hazel99)
    So it can't be named?
    It can. Any molecule can be named.
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    (Original post by alow)
    It can. Any molecule can be named.
    So what is this one?
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    So what is this one?
    What do you think? If both the fluoro and bromo groups are located on the same carbon...
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    (Original post by alow)
    What do you think? If both the fluoro and bromo groups are located on the same carbon...
    1 bromo 2 flouro ethane?
    2fluroethane ?
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    1 bromo 2 flouro ethane?
    2fluroethane ?
    No.

    In a systematic name, what do the numbers mean?
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    Both fluorine and bromine are located on the first carbon so it would be 1-bromo-1-fluoroethane.
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    (Original post by wannabe_lawyer)
    Both fluorine and bromine are located on the first carbon so it would be 1-bromo-1-fluoroethane.
    That's also not the full name.
 
 
 
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