January 2020 NY Regents Chemistry Exam
43 Given the formula for a compound:
What is a chemical name for the compound? (1) 1-butanamine
(2) 1-butanol (3) butanamide
(4) butanoic acid
Solution: We need to take a look at Table R on the Reference table which lists the classes of organic compounds together with their functional groups. This functional group is for an amide. The parent chain has 4 carbons, which means the prefix needs to be but according to Table P.
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