Can anyone kindly help me to name this compound?
Is the above compound 3-Ethyl-1,1-dimethylcyclohexane or 1-Ethyl-3,3-dimethylcyclohexane?
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Following the IUPAC rules, the correct name will have the lowest numbers for the substituents. Therefore, 1,1, and 3 is lower than 3,3 and 1.