The IUPAC name of the following compound is :

Question:

The IUPAC name of the following compound is :

  1. 4, 4-Dimethyl-3-hydroxybutanoic acid

  2. 2-Methyl-3-hydroxypentan-5-oic acid

  3. 3-Hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid

  4. 4-Methyl-3-hydroxypentanoic acid


Correct Option:

Solution:

3 -Hydroxy-4-methyl pentanoic acid

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