Homologous Series

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  • Homologous Series
    • Alkanes
      • Single bonds
      • all end in ''-ane''
      • flammable
    • Alkenes
      • Double bonds
      • Number of hydrogen atoms twice the carbon atoms
      • All end in ''-ene''
      • Can be used as fuels
    • Carboxylic Acids
      • All compounds contain carboxyl group
      • Members of this group contain different numbers of carbon atoms
    • Alcohols
      • All end in ''-ol''
      • All contain the hydroxyl group (OH)
      • Can be used as fuels and they burn with a blue flame.


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