Tetrahedral carbon compounds
In saturated organic compounds, all of the carbon atoms are tetrahedral.
- A chloroalkane is an alkane in which one or more hydrogen atoms are replaced with chlorine atoms.
- Chloroform (
- ) is an example of a chloroalkane.
- Chloroalkane’s main uses:
- For removing oil and grease marks from machinery and in dry cleaning of clothes.
- Paint stripper.
- Correcting fluid, e.g. Tippex.
- The alcohols form a homologous series of organic compounds, of general formula
- The -OH group is called the hydroxyl group and is the functional group of alcohols.
- A functional group... (More)