The Chemistry of Organic Compounds

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What shape has Sp3 hybridisation?
Tetrahedral Shape (109.5)
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What shape has Sp2 hybridisation?
Trigonal Planar (120)
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What shape is Sp hybridised?
Linear (180)
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Are alkenes saturated or unsaturated?
Unsaturated - they have double bonds
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Why are alkanes generally not polar?
Because C and H don't differ greatly electronegativity.
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What is a homologous series?
It is a series of compounds which differ only by the number of CH2 groups.
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What is a conformational isomer?
A molecule which only differs in 3D arrangement to another molecule.
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Another name for a constitutional isomer is a......
Structural isomer
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What is a constitutional isomer?
An isomer which has the same molecular formula but the atoms are bonded in a different order.
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