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what is an isomer?
An isomer is a compound with the same molecular formula but a different displayed formulae.
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what is a hydrocarbon?
A hydrocarbon is a compound containing the elements of hydrogen and carbon only.
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What is the homologous series?
A series of organic compounds thhat have the same general formula, similar chemical reactions & where each member differ from the next by a -CH2- group.
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what does saturated mean?
An organic compund in which all the bonds are single bonds.
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what does unsaturated mean?
An organic compound that contains a carbon-carbon double bond.
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What is general formula?
A formula that states the ratio of atoms of each element in the formula of every compound in a particular homologous series.
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