What is the name of these two molecules

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IUPAC name of the first compound is : 1,3-Dimethylbenzene

general name of the first compound is : M-XYLENE,  M-Dimethylbenzene (M stands for 'meta')

Explanation: In the first compound two methyl groups are present at 1-3 position or meta position of the Benzene.

IUPAC name of the second compound is : 1,4-Dimethylbenzene

general name of the second compound is : P-XYLENE,  P-Dimethylbenzene (P stands for 'para')

Explanation: In the second compound two methyl groups are present at 1-4 position or para position of the Benzene.	

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