Chap20Dec5FA08a - University of Nebraska Chemistry 109 5...

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University of Nebraska Chemistry 109 5 December 2008
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Cyanogen (CN) 2 has been observed in the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, and in the gases of interstellar nebulas. On Earth, it is used as a welding gas and a fumigant. In its reaction with fluorine, carbon tetrafluoride (CF 4 ) and nitrogen trifluoride (NF 3 ) gases are produced: (CN) + F → CF + NF Review
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Chapter 20: Carbon Compounds All organic compounds contain _______ Most organic compounds have a much more complex structure than inorganic compounds Carbon has unique properties allowing for a huge amount of diversity in organic compounds
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Properties of Carbon Halfway between ____________ in ________ electron number Halfway between metals and nonmetals in ________________ Forms ________ rather than ______ bonds
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Ability to _________ – add to each other Forms ___________- bonds Forms highly stable molecules due to i ntermediate atomic ____, high bond _______, available orbitals Forms __ short, strong bonds Bonds to ____________ Properties of Carbon
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The vast diversity of organic compounds.
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2009 for the course CHEM 109 taught by Professor Hart during the Spring '09 term at Nebraska Christian.

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