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Empirical formula Simplest ratio of atoms in a formula
Molecular formula Actual no. of atoms in formula
General formula Simplest algebraic formula of a member of
a homologous series
Structural formula Minimal detail that shows arrangement of
atoms
Displayed formula Relative positioning of atoms and bonds
Skeletal formula Simplified formula with H atoms removed,
showing C skeleton and functional groups…read more

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What is a functional group?…read more

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What definition is this?
"A series of organic compounds which
do the same reactions but get longer
chains"
Write a better definition
"A series of organic compounds with the
same general formula, increasing in
chain length by adding CH2 groups.
They have the same functional group,
undergo similar reactions and show a
trend in physical properties"…read more

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Naming Organic molecules
Write a list of the 5 most important things to
remember when naming organic
molecules.…read more

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NAMING ORGANIC MOLECULES
When drawing molecular structures, COUNT
THE NUMBER OF BONDS carefully!
ATOM NUMBER OF BONDS
C 4
H 1
Halogen 1
N 3
O 2…read more

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