1.16 - -in stable cmpd H can form only 1 bond at a time...

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1/16/08 Alkane – a saturated hydrocarbon (C-H only) (max # of H atoms possible for # of C atoms present) Molecular formula: gives kinds of atoms and the # of ea kind Structural formula: same info as mf. but also shows how atoms are connected through bonds Covalent bond: a shared pair of e - Octet rule: 2 nd per. elements tend to be surrounded by a total of 8 e - in stable organic molecules Duet rule: H – surrounded by 2 e
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Unformatted text preview: -in stable cmpd H can form only 1 bond at a time Simplest: CH 4 (methane) mf. || sf. drawing a) || 3-D Representation drawing b) tetrahedral geometry Isomer: different molecules that have the same mf. Constitutional isomers (structural) differs in bonding connectivity Condensed structural formula: CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 CH 3 (butane) CH 3 (CH 2 ) 2 (CH 3 ) 3 CH (isobutane)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course CH 310M taught by Professor Iverson during the Spring '05 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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