Hydrocarbons

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Hydrocarbons
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Higher Chemistry - Hydrocarbons
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  1. What are the three homologous series from standard grade?
    Alkanes, alkenes and cycloalkanes
  2. What is the general formula for the alkanes?
    CnH2n+2
  3. Are alkanes saturated or unsaturated?
    saturated
  4. What is the functional group for the alkanes?
    C-C
  5. What is the general formula for the alkenes?
    CnH2n
  6. Are alkenes saturated or unsaturated?
    unsaturated
  7. What is the functional group for the alkenes?
    C=C
  8. What is the general formula for the cycloalkanes?
    CnH2n
  9. Are cycloalkanes saturated or unsaturated?
    saturated
  10. How do you test whether a compound is saturated or unsaturated?
    Add bromine solution and if it decolourises then it is unsaturated
  11. What is a homologous series?
    A group of compounds with the same name ending, the same general formula, similar chemical properties, a gradual change in physical properties and a difference of -CH2
  12. What is the functional group of the alkynes?
    C (triple bond) C
  13. What is the general formular for the alkynes?
    CnH2n-2
  14. Are alkynes saturated or unsaturated?
    unsaturated
  15. What are isomers?
    Isomers have the same chemical formula but a different systematic name

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