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Write the IUPAC names of the following structural formula.

CH3 – CH2 – NH2

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Number of carbon atoms: 2

Parent alkane: Ethane

Functional group: -NH2 (amine)

If the carbon chain of the compound contains a -NH2 group, then change the ending of the parent name, i.e., ‘e’ of ethane is replaced by ‘amine’.

Parent suffix: Ethanamine 

IUPAC name: Ethanamine.

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