Beginning Organic Chemistry (BOC)
6. Nomenclature Basics.
b. Common Names.

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Common and IUPAC names

Common Name IUPAC Name
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acetamide ethanamide
acetic acid ethanoic acid
acetone propanone
acetylene ethyne
'alcohol'
ethyl alcohol
ethanol
ethylene ethene
'ether'
diethyl ether
ethoxyethane
ethyl alcohol ethanol
formaldehyde methanal
formic acid methanoic acid

Date created: 2005 06 11.