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What is a homologous series?

A homologous series is a family of compounds with similar chemical properties that can be represented by a general formula.

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What is the alkanes general formula?

CnH2n + 2

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What is an alkane with four carbon atoms?

Butane

3

Methane, ethane, _________, butane?

Propane

4

What is an alkane with 7 carbon atoms called?

Heptane

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CnH2n is the general formula of what homologous series?

Alkenes

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Which homologous series contains a carbon to carbon double bond?

Alkenes

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Are Alkenes saturated or unsaturated?

unsaturated

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What is the general formula of cycloalkanes?

CnH2n

9

A single bond is described as?

Saturated

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What does an unsaturated hydrocarbon do to bromine solution?

It makes it go colourless

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The addition of a molecule across a double bond is called a?

Addition reaction

12

Isomers are what?

Compounds that have the same molecular formula but different structural formula.

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What is the name of the alcohol functional group ?

Hydroxyl group

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What is the general formula of alcohols?

CnH2n + 1 OH

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Carboxylic Acids have what formula ?

COOH

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Esters are formed from what?

An alcohol and carboxylic acid

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What is produced in making an ester besides an ester ?

Water

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-COO- what is this?

Ester

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Combustion is when a substance burns and reacts with?

Oxygen

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Combustion _________ energy that ______ contain

Releases, fuels

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A substance that reacts exothermically with oxygen is a?

Fuel