PR - CI13.2 Alcohols and Ethers

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  • Created on: 14-11-12 16:31


  • Functional group -OH called hydroxyl
  • Ending -ol
  • General formula is R-OH
  • More than one -OH group = polyhydric

Physical Properties:

  • Are polar molecules due to the polarised -OH bond
  • Have intermolecular hydrogen bonds between molecules


  • Primary - at the end of the chain
  • Secondary - in the middle of the chain
  • Tertiary - attached to a C


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