What is the name of this alkane?A) 1-methyl,3-ethylnonane

B) 1-methyl,5-ethylisohexane

C) 1-ethyl,3-methylcyclohexane

D) 1-ethyl,5-methylcyclohexane

A) 1-methyl,3-ethylnonane

The compound has a ring, so it has cyclo in the name.
Always use the smallest numbers to get to the "extensions" that is where the 3 comes from because the methyl attachment is off of the third bond in the ring.

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