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Recitation Topic II: Alkanes Dr. Canelas, Organic Chemistry 1. Write the IUPAC names below the structures of the following compound: a) b) What is the molecular formula for the molecule shown in part a? ___________ c) How many secondary carbons are present in the molecule shown in part a? __________ 2. Manipulate the structure shown in question #1 so that it is a different compound. Draw your new compound below, then write the IUPAC name and molecular formula of your new compound. 3. Rank the ball and stick model images of butane conformations shown below from lowest energy to highest energy: lowest _____ < _____ < _____ < _____ < _____ highest energy conformation Explain your reasoning: