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An aldehyde (COH at the end of a chain) is represented by what letters in a compound's name?
--al
A ketone (CO in the middle of a chain) is represented by what letters in a compound's name?
--one
A carboxylic acid (COOH at the end of a chain) is represented by what letters in a compound's name?
--oic acid
An ester (COOR in a chain) is represented by what letters in a compound's name?
--oate
An amide (CONH2 at the end of a chain) is represented by what letters in a compound's name?
--amide
What is the general formula for an alkane?
C(n)H(2n + 2)
What is the general formula for an alcohol?
C(n)H(2n + 1)OH
What is the formula for methane?
CH4
What is the formula for ethane?
C2H6
What is the formula for propane?
C3H8
What is the formula for butane?
C4H10
What is the formula for a methyl radical?
CH3
What is the formula for a ethyl radical?
C2H5
An example of a weak organic acid is...
Carboxylic acid (CH3COOH)
An example of a weak organic base is...
An amine (e.g. C2H5NH2)