AQA Chemisry Unit 1: Organic Chemistry

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What is the functional group for Alcohols?
R-OH
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What is the functional group for aldehydes?
R-CHO (The end carbon with a double bond =O and a single bond -H)
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What is the functional group of a ketone?
R-CO-R (a C=O bond in the middle of the chain)
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What is the functional group of a Carboxylic acid?
R-COOH (end carbon, with a C=O and C-OH)
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Name an aldehyde?
Methanal, Ethanal, Propanal, Butanal etc.
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Name a Ketone?
Methanone, Ethanone, Propanone, Butanone etc
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Name a carboxylic acid?
Methanoic acid, Ethanoic acid, Propanoic acid, Butanoic acid. etc
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What is a homologous series?
A family of organic compounds that have the same functional group but different chain lengths
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What are the 3 types of isomerism within structural isomerism?
Positional isomerism, functional isomerism and chain isomerism.
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What is positional isomerism?
The functional group is attached to the main chain at different points
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What is functional group isomerism?
It has the same general formula but a different functional group.
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What is the functional group isomer of hexene?
Cyclohexane
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What is chain isomerism?
Where the hydrocarbon chain is arranged differently. (e.g there will be methyl/ethyl groups coming off the main chain)
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What is the functional group for aldehydes?

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R-CHO (The end carbon with a double bond =O and a single bond -H)

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What is the functional group of a ketone?

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What is the functional group of a Carboxylic acid?

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Name an aldehyde?

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