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Introduction to organic chemistry
What is a
family of organic compounds
similar chemical properties
Classify the organic compounds.
The compound in each homologous series have a
special group of atoms
except for alkanes
. What are these special groups of atoms called?
It is called
It is responsible for the chemical properties of a compound.
For example, alkenes all contain the C = C group. (unsaturated) and all the members of the alcohol family have the -OH group (hydroxyl group)