Chemistry

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General formula
is the simplest algebraic formula to represent any member of a homologous series
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structural formula
gives minimal detail to show how the atoms are arranged in a molecule
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displayed formula
gives the relative positioning of atoms and the bonds between them
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skeletal formula
is the simplest organic formula with carbon atoms shown a skeleton and all the hydrogen atoms of the alkyl chains removed except for those of functional groups
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homologous series
is a series of organic compounds with the same functional group but each successive member differing by ch2
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functional group
is the part of the organic molecule responsible for its chemical reaction
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structural isomers
are molecules with the same molecular formula but with different structural arrangements of atoms
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sterioisomers
are compounds with the same structural formula, but with a different arrangement of atoms in space
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E/Z isomerism
is a type of stereoisomerism
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structural formula

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gives minimal detail to show how the atoms are arranged in a molecule

Card 3

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displayed formula

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Card 4

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skeletal formula

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Card 5

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homologous series

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