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The IUPAC name of the compound

  1. 3-Methylcyclohexanone

  2. 3-Oxotoluene

  3. B-Methylcyclohexanone

  4. Methylcyclohexanone


Solution

The correct option is A

3-Methylcyclohexanone


The given compound is an acid halide or halogen derivative of a carboxylic acid. When the primary

functional group is O||CX, then ti is named as alkanoyl halide (according to the saturation, substituents etc.).The given compound can be written as:

There are no carbon - carbon multiple bonds

primary suffix = ane
secondary suffix = oyl chloride
secondary prefix =2,3 dimethyl

Hence the IUPAC name is
(b) 2,3-Dimethylpentanoylchloride

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