Organic Compounds

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Organic Compounds
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2012-08-24 00:29:50
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Introduction to organic chemistry
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  1. What is a homologous series?
    A family of organic compounds with a general formula and similar chemical properties.
  2. Classify the organic compounds.
  3. 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 functional groups.
    • 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)

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