CHM 2210C Chapter 3 Sample Exam


Chapter 3 Part B: Alkyl Radicals   8 points


Draw the structural or semi-structural formulas for all the alkyl radicals of the first four members of the alkane series, insert a X in place of the hydrogen which is removed to make the radical:


methyl                                                                                               ethyl










n-propyl (propyl)                                                                            isopropyl (1methylethyl)











n-butyl (butyl)                                                                                    sec-butyl (1methylpropyl)










Isobutyl (2methyl propyl)                                                             t-butyl or tert-butyl (1,1Dimethyl ethyl)










Bonus: Draw one of the following: phenyl; neo-pentyl; or isopentyl