Ch_322a_2.05

Ch_322a_2.05 - according to the structure around the carbon...

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Alcohols This family of organic compounds is characterized by the hydroxyl group: -OH . Note that when an R group (an alkyl group) replaces one H in the water molecule, an alcohol results. C O-H : the alcohol functional group O H H 105 o water O H R 109 o an alcohol Names of Alcohols Simple alcohols often are named by using the alkyl group name followed by "alcohol." CH 4 methane CH 3 - methyl CH 3 - OH methyl alcohol CH 3 CH 3 ethane CH 3 CH 2 - ethyl CH 3 CH 2 - OH ethyl alcohol
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Classification of Alcohols Alcohols are classified as primary, secondary or tertiary
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Unformatted text preview: according to the structure around the carbon to which the hydroxyl group is attached. CH 3 CH 2 OH ethyl alcohol C CH 3 H H OH a 1 o alcohol (CH 3 ) 2 CH OH isopropyl alcohol C CH 3 CH 3 H OH a 2 o alcohol (CH 3 ) 3 C OH tertiary-butyl alcohol C CH 3 CH 3 OH a 3 o alcohol CH 3 Quiz 2.05 Name the following organic compounds using common alkyl group names. CH 3 Cl CH 3 CHBrCH 3 CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 OH methyl chloride isopropyl bromide propyl alcohol...
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