All Chapters Video 3.7 Naming Aromatics Chapter OutlineChapter Quiz Question? Ask Dr. Mike! Lesson Summary When naming substituted benzenes: 1. Identify the parent chain, which is the benzene containing the highest-priority functional group. That parent chain is the parent chain name. 2. The carbon atom in the ring that is attached to the priority functional group is numbered as carbon #1. 3. Number around the ring in whichever direction (clockwise or counterclockwise) that gives the lowest number at the first point of difference. 4. If the numbers are the same in both directions, pick the one that gives the lower number to the substituent that is alphabetically first. Lesson 3.7 Naming Aromatics 3.1 IUPAC Basics and Naming Alkanes 3.1 Quiz Video Solution 3.2 Naming Cycloalkanes and Alkyl Halides 3.2 Quiz Video Solution 3.3 Naming Alkenes 3.3 Quiz Video Solution (Pt. 1) 3.3 Quiz Video Solution (Pt. 2) 3.3 Quiz Video Solution (Pt. 3) 3.4 Naming Alcohols, Ethers, and Amines 3.4 Quiz Video Solution (Pt. 1) 3.4 Quiz Video Solution (Pt. 2) 3.5 Naming Aldehydes and Ketones 3.5 Quiz Video Solution 3.6 Naming Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives 3.6 Quiz Video Solution 3.7 Naming Aromatics 3.7 Quiz Video Solution 3.8 Naming Polyfunctional Compounds 3.8 Quiz Video Solution (Pt. 1) 3.8 Quiz Video Solution (Pt. 2) Instructor Dr. Mike Christiansen Dr. Christiansen is a chemistry professor at Utah State University and has a PhD in organic chemistry. He's been teaching students chemistry for nearly 12 years.