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homologous series

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Introduction

Homologous Series * Family of organic compounds * All groups of similar compounds. ...read more.

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of carbon atoms in a compound is given by 1st part of its name 1 meth 2 eth 3 prop 4 but 5 pent 6 hex 10 dec * Series name is given by 2nd part of name (like surname) ...read more.

Conclusion

* Alkanes are fully saturated and made of carbon and hydrogen. Their names end in ane e.g. ethane ...read more.

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