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The word root used for 8 carbons in parent chain is .

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Meth
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Hept
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Oct
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Solution

The correct option is C Oct

The word roots used for the number of carbon atoms present in the principal chain of the molecule are:

Chain lengthWord rootChain lengthWord rootC1MethC11UndecC2EthC12DodecC3propC13TridecC4ButC14TetradecC5pentC20EicosC6HexC30TriacontC7HeptC40TetracontC8OctC50pentacontC9NonC60HexacontC10Dec


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