Functional group testing

Alkane
Bromine water --> stays yellow
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Alkene
Bromine water --> decolourises
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Chloroalkane
Ethanol + warm AgNO3 --> white precipitate
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Bromoalkane
Ethanol + warm AgNO3 --> cream precipitate
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Iodoalkane
Ethanol + warm AgNO3 --> Yellow precipitate
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Primary and secondary alcohols
Acidified potassium dichromate under reflux ----> orange to green
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Aldehyde
Fehling's solution +heat --> Blue solution to red precipitate
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Ketone
Fehling's solution + heat ---> Stays blue
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Carboxylic acid
Sodium carbonate solution --> Fizzing of CO2
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Ester
Ethanol + H2SO4 ---> Fruity and sweet smells
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Card 2

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Alkene

Back

Bromine water --> decolourises

Card 3

Front

Chloroalkane

Back

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Card 4

Front

Bromoalkane

Back

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Card 5

Front

Iodoalkane

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