Unformatted text preview: bonds usually are not drawn in to chemical formulas, it is important to be able to recognize them. Since there are only two hydrogens attached to the first carbon, and since carbon always makes four bonds, you must assume that it is making a double bond to its neighboring carbon. This is confirmed by looking at the second carbon. It is attached to a carbon, a hydrogen, and an alcohol group. Since it needs to make four bonds, there must be a double bond involved. Answer e is wrong because it contains an amine, not an alcohol....
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- Fall '08
- Atom, Functional group, double bond