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Carbon Compounds

Covalent bonding in carbon compounds. Versatile nature of carbon. Homologous series Nomenclature of carbon compounds containing functional groups (halogens, alcohol, ketones, aldehydes, alkanes and alkynes), difference between saturated hydrocarbons and unsaturated hydrocarbons. Chemical properties of carbon compounds (combustion, oxidation, addition and substitution reaction). Ethanol and Ethanoic acid (only properties and uses), soaps and detergents.


Some Carbon Compounds

Ethanoic Acid (Acetic Acid ) 5-8% solution of acetic acid in water is called vinegar. Pure acetic acid is called glacial acetic acid. React with Products Sodium...

Nomenclature of Carbon Compounds

Nomenclature of Carbon Compounds Nomenclature is the system of assignment of names given to organic compounds. Heteroatom and Functional Group In hydrocarbon chain, one or more...

Chemical Properties of Carbon Compounds

Combustion of Carbon Compounds Carbon compounds generally burn (oxidize) in the air to produce carbon dioxide and water, and release heat and light energy. ...


Hydrocarbons The compounds which are majorly made of hydrogen and carbon atoms. Hydrocarbons are further classified as Saturated compounds Saturated compounds are hydrocarbons in which...

Covalent Bond in Carbon

Carbon is a versatile element. Found in .02% in form of minerals an 03% in form of CO2. All living structures are carbon-based. Covalent...