Chemistry OCR definitions Unit 2

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Hydrocarbons
Organic compunds containing only hydrogen and carbon
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Saturated hydrocarbon
A hydrocarbon with single bonds only
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Unsaturated hydrocarbon
A hyrdocarbon with carbon-carbon double bonds
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Aliphatic hydrocarbon
A hydrocarbon with carbon atoms joined together in straight or branched chains
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Alicyclic hydrocarbon
A hydrocarbon with carbon atoms joined together in a ring structure
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Functional group
The part of an organic molecule responsible for its chemical reactions
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Hologous series
A series of organic compounds with the same functional group but with each successive member differing by CH2
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Alkanes
The homologous series with the general formula CnH2n+2
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A hydrocarbon with single bonds only

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Saturated hydrocarbon

Card 3

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A hyrdocarbon with carbon-carbon double bonds

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Card 4

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A hydrocarbon with carbon atoms joined together in straight or branched chains

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Card 5

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A hydrocarbon with carbon atoms joined together in a ring structure

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Annabella

Really helpful but 4 down should be homologous series

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