Capirlo: Organic Chemistry Quiz

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The longest chain or parent chain has 4 carbon atoms (prefix: 'but'), since there are no substituents (groups appending from the parent chain) and it is not cyclic (or a ring) it is an alkane (suffix: 'ane') and therefore called butane. -- The explanation can assist you in understanding the question and answer.

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