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Functional Group Isomer
Isomers where the functional group is different
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Molecular Formula
The formula of a compound that shows the number of each type of atom
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Alkanes
A family of compounds that have: 1. The same functional group 2. An increase in chain length by -CH2- 3. An increase in melting and boiling point as the chain length increases 4. Similar chemical reactivity 5.The same general formula
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Saturated
A compound that only contains single bonds
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Empirical Formula
The formula of a compound tha shows the simplest ratio of elements in the compound
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Structural Isomer
Compounds with the same molecular formula but a different structural formula
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Skeletal Formula
The formula of a compound where no Carbons or Hydrogens are drawn. Each Carbon is assumed to have 4 bonds (is saturated) unless otherwise shown
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Chain Isomer
Isomers where the chain is arranged differently
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Hydrocarbon
A compound that contains Carbon and Hydrogen only
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Displayed Formula
The formula of a compound that shows every atom and every bond
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Covalent Bond
A shared pair of electrons
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The formula of a compound that shows the number of each type of atom

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Molecular Formula

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A family of compounds that have: 1. The same functional group 2. An increase in chain length by -CH2- 3. An increase in melting and boiling point as the chain length increases 4. Similar chemical reactivity 5.The same general formula

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A compound that only contains single bonds

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The formula of a compound tha shows the simplest ratio of elements in the compound

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