Chem 3 - Alcohols + carboxylic acids + esters

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Alcohols:

Uses :

  • alcoholic drinks
  • solvents - ink, perfume
  • fuels - biofuel

Homologous series

Functional group = - OH (hydroxyl)

General forumla = CnH2n+1OH

Methanol = CH3OH

Ethanol = CH3CH2OH or C2H5OH

Propanol = CH3CH2CH2OH or C3H7

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