Homologous Series

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Alcohols form an ________ ______
Homologous Series
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This means they have the same General ______
Formula
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Every alcohol contains this bond.
-OH bond. This makes it an alcohol.
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What is the name of this alcohol: C2 H5 O H?
Ethanol - most commenly found in alcoholic drinks and fuel.
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What is the name of this alcohol: C4 H10 O?
Butanol. Also written as C4 H9 OH.
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Alcohol is created as the result of __________ ___________
Anaerobic Respiration (Fermentation)
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Fermentation can be detected by the presence of what compound?
Carbon Dioxide
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List two properties of alcohols.
Eg. Flammable & Explosive, Consumable
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Alcohols can also be formed from their partner alkene and...
water
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The process of creating alcohol from alkenes and water is called...
hydration
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Hydration is a reversable reaction. True or False?
True. It's opposite is called dehydration.
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Carboxylic acids contain an OH bond. True or False?
True. It is attached to a carbon atom.
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All carboxylic acids end in what suffix?
-oic acid, eg. propanoic acid.
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What is the name of this carboxylic acid: CH3 C O OH?
Ethanoic acid (or acetic acid)
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Esters are complicated to understand. True or True?
Idk
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Esters can be formed by reacting a carboxylic acid and an _______
alcohol
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Every alcohol contains this bond.

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What is the name of this alcohol: C2 H5 O H?

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What is the name of this alcohol: C4 H10 O?

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