Category Archives: Organic nomenclature

Organic nomenclature

Organic compounds can be represented by: • empirical formula • molecular formula • general formula • structural formula • displayed formula • skeletal formula. The characteristics of a homologous series, a series of compounds containing the same functional group. IUPAC rules for nomenclature. Students should be able to: • draw structural, displayed and skeletal formulas for given organic compounds • apply IUPAC

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