I am struggling naming cyclic compounds with multiple substituents and no principle functional group . If anyone can please elaborate the rules, it would be appreciated. enter image description here

  • $\begingroup$ Nomenclature gets variegated there. And hybrid nomenclature is tolerated (at least it was..). $\endgroup$
    – Alchimista
    Jan 12 at 9:25
  • $\begingroup$ I have provided example, here I don't understand where to start numbering from. $\endgroup$ Jan 12 at 9:34
  • $\begingroup$ I would call this 2-chloro-4-nitrotoluene. $\endgroup$ Jan 12 at 10:58
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    $\begingroup$ @AravindSuresh And you would be correct if the question were about any name. PIN though is 2‐chloro‐1‐methyl‐4‐nitrobenzene. $\endgroup$
    – andselisk
    Jan 12 at 11:05