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CH3CH3|CHOH|CHCH2COOH
The IUPAC name of the above compound is:


A
3-hydroxy–4–methylpentaonic acid
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B
4–methyl–3–hydroxypentanoic acid
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C
2–methyl–3–hydroxylpentan-5-oic acid
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D
4,4–dimethyl–3–hydroxybutanoic acid
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Solution

The correct option is A 3-hydroxy–4–methylpentaonic acid
Here, carboxylic acid is the principal functional group. The numbering starts from here. Naming of substituents takes place in an alphabatical manner.

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