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What is an organic compound?
A substance that contains carbon.
What is a hydrocarbon?
A compund formed between carbon and hydrogen atoms.
What are isomers?
Compounds that have identical chemical forumulas, but different molecular structures or shapes.
What is an alcohol?
A compound that forms when a -OH or hydroxyl group replaces one or more hydrogen atoms in a hydrocarbon.
What is a carboxylic acid?
An acid that is formed when a -CH3 group is displaced by a carboxyl -COOH group.