All Chapters Video 3.8 Naming Polyfunctional Compounds Chapter OutlineChapter Quiz Question? Ask Dr. Mike! Lesson Summary When naming poly-functional compounds: 1. You must identify the highest-priority functional group. The parent chain containing this functional group is the parent chain name. 2. Once you identify the parent chain and its functional group, follow the naming rules for that particular functional group. All other functional groups in the molecule are considered and named as substituents. Priority of Functional Groups Lesson 3.8 Naming Polyfunctional Compounds 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 and Alkynes 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.