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Write the IUPAC names of the following structural formulae.

CH3 – CH2 – CH2 – Br

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The number of carbon atoms in the longest chain: 3

Parent alkane : Propane 

Prefix functional group: Bromo

Assign the number:

The carbon atom to which the -Br atom is attached is numbered as C1 and the other C atoms are numbered accordingly.

Prefix parent: 1-Bromopropane 

IUPAC name: 1-Bromopropane

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