CHE 131 Lecture Notes 09-17-07

CHE 131 Lecture Notes 09-17-07 - CHE 131 Lecture Notes...

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CHE 131 Lecture Notes 09/17/07 Chemical Compounds Molecular Compounds 3.1 Naming Binary Inorganic Compounds 3.2 Hydrocarbons 3.3 Alkanes and Their Isomers 3.4 • Know what molecular compounds are • Work with different types of molecular formula • Differentiate between inorganic and organic compounds • Name binary compounds • Know the names of alkanes • Know and work with the general formulas of alkanes • Name simple cyclic alkanes • Work with line drawings of alkanes • Name branched alkanes • Work with alkane isomers Molecular Compounds (3.1) • contain 2 or more elements • consist of discrete molecules Molecular formula shows the number and kind of atoms in each molecule e.g. water H2O ammonia NH3 benzene C 6H6 Inorganic compounds • compounds without carbon atoms or with carbon atoms that are not bonded to other carbon atoms or hydrogen atoms egs. water H2O ammonia NH3 carbon dioxide CO2 Organic compounds • always contain C, usually H • may contain many other elements e.g., benzene C6H6 ethanol C2H6O alanine C3H7NO2 Molecular Formulas Ethanol has the formula C2H6O • Doesn’t show atom connections • A structural formula does C 2H6O may be different compounds (isomers) • Two C 2H6O structural formulas:
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course CHE 131 taught by Professor Kerber during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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CHE 131 Lecture Notes 09-17-07 - CHE 131 Lecture Notes...

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