Organic Chemistry I
Professor Carl C. Wamser
Chapter 3 Quiz
1. (3 points) Write Newman projections for all three staggered conformations of 2-methylpentane, viewing down the C2-C3 bond (C2 in front). Label the three A, B, and C, and compare them in terms of their relative energy.
B is highest energy, A and C are equal in energy
2. (4 points) Give complete IUPAC names for each of the following:
3. (3 points) Write structures for both chair conformations of trans-1,2-dimethylcyclohexane.
Indicate which would be more stable.