C3 Alcohols and Carboxylic Acids and Esters

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what is the functional group for an alcohol
OH
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how do you name an alcohol
ANOL, meth, eth, prop, but
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3 properties of generic alcohols
volatile, flammable, good solvent as fully dissolve in water
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why are alcohols used as a fuel
burn fairly clean releasing H20 and CO2
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equation for alcohols burnt in ar
C2H5OH + 3O2 = 3H20 + C02
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why can they be used as solvents
they dissolve compounds water can and cant
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ethanol is the solvent for...
perfumes as it can mix with both the oils which give them smell and the water that gives the bulk
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what is methylated spirit (meths)
ethanol with chemicals added to it
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what are meths used for
clean paint brushes and as a fuel
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what is added to it and why
purply-blue dye to stop people drinking it by mistake as it is poisonous and causes blindness
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alcohols react with sodium to form...
alkoxides
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equation for alkoxides
2C2H5OH + 2Na = 2C2H5ONa + H2
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what is the functional group for carboxylic acids
COOH
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how do you name them
ANOIC, meth, eth, prop, but
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how do carboxylic acids react
like an acid + carbonate = salt + CO2
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how do you name the salt produced when a carbonate is added
end in -anoate
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