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Name the following organic molecule

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  1. Frostbite
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  2. TranceNova
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    Dare I try to dust of my old chemistry memories? Lets see... the main chain has five carbons so.. pent- something (just gotta remember the rest).

  3. Frostbite
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    Hmm you are on the right path

  4. TranceNova
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    hmm the double bond means... something..

  5. TranceNova
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    ah ah! Pentene... with some numbers or something?

  6. Frostbite
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    you need two things yea.

  7. TranceNova
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    Hmm would it be Pent-2-ene? (urgh, had to google how to name compounds)

  8. Frostbite
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    One of way putting it so yea else you can say 2-pentene. But you are not done yet :D

  9. TranceNova
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    Oh no! What have I forgotten?

  10. Frostbite
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    2 sec

  11. TranceNova
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    Oh oh! It's something to do with the arrangement of the hydrogens right? ok

  12. Frostbite
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    Are the two molecules the same in the following pic:

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  13. TranceNova
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    Ah! (took me awhile), yes they are different because the double bond can't 'rotate'.

  14. Frostbite
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    so the full name is? :D

  15. Frostbite
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    (geometric isomers)

  16. TranceNova
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    Bleh, I'm trying to remember what each are called when they are on the same side or not - is it cis and trans?

  17. Frostbite
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    Yea :D

  18. TranceNova
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    Ah ha! so it is trans 2-pentene :D

  19. Frostbite
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    jeps :D

  20. TranceNova
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    Woo! That took a serious amount of brain-dusting

  21. Frostbite
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    haha xD

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