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Higher Chemistry - Hydrocarbons
What are the three homologous series from standard grade?
Alkanes, alkenes and cycloalkanes
What is the general formula for the alkanes?
Are alkanes saturated or unsaturated?
What is the functional group for the alkanes?
What is the general formula for the alkenes?
Are alkenes saturated or unsaturated?
What is the functional group for the alkenes?
What is the general formula for the cycloalkanes?
Are cycloalkanes saturated or unsaturated?
How do you test whether a compound is saturated or unsaturated?
Add bromine solution and if it decolourises then it is unsaturated
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 -CH
What is the functional group of the alkynes?
C (triple bond) C
What is the general formular for the alkynes?
Are alkynes saturated or unsaturated?
What are isomers?
Isomers have the same chemical formula but a different systematic name