Flashcards in Alcohols Deck (10):
What are Alcohols?
Member of a homologous series of organic compounds containing the hydroxyl group -OH
What is the Function Group for Alcohols?
Hydroxyl Group -OH
What is the general formula for Alcohols?
C H OH
What are the first four alcohols?
What is an Organic Compound?
Substance consisting of molecules that contain carbon bound to hydrogen and possibly other elements
How do Alcohols react?
Alcohols can burn in oxygen or air (combustion) and have the same products as Alkanes and Alkenes
What are the products of Complete Combustion for Alkenes, Alkanes and Alcohols?
What are the products of Incomplete Combustion for Alkenes, Alkanes and Alcohols?
What is the word equation for the complete combustion of Methanol?
Ethanol + Oxygen -> Carbon Dioxide + Water