In organic chemistry, a functional group is an atom or group of atoms that determines the compound's characteristics. For each of the following compounds: 1) give an acceptable name; 2) identify the functional group; and 3) and discuss general key chemical properties of the chemical that a fire, environmental, health or safety personnel should know.
a) CH3CH2 - O - CH2CH2CH2CH3
c) CH3 - C - CH2CH2CHCH3
a) 1. Name of the compound: n-Butylethyl ether 2. Funtional group is ether 3. Harmful, highly flammable, harmful by inhalation, you have to wear a suitable protective clothing for safety (reference: http://www.chemexper.com/)
b) 1. Name of the ...
This solution is a short description of the name of an ehter, alcohol and a ketone. It also describes about the chemical properties of them.
Organic compounds in household items
I have been trying to figure this out and I am very confused. Here is my problem.
Find two or more products in the home that contain organic molecules. From these products, make a list of 10 organic compounds present in the products. For each compound names identify a functional group with compounds would contain.
Then, based on the functional group(s) present in the two compounds, determine 3 physical properties for each of the two compounds. Using these physical properties determine how each of the two compounds uniquely function in the products in which they are found.
I have been working on this problem for 2 days!! Would someone please explain this to me?