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What are functional groups?

What are functional groups?

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AKASH GOYAL AskiitiansExpert-IITD
419 Points
10 years ago

dear Joseph

In organic chemistry, functional groups are specific groups of atoms within molecules that are responsible for the characteristic chemical reactions of those molecules.

for example

alcohol

aldehyde

amide

amine

carboxylic acid

ester

ether

ketone

 

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vikas askiitian expert
509 Points
10 years ago

FUNCTIONAL GROUPS

Bromine reacts with 2-butene to form 2,3-dibromobutane.

Instead of trying to memorize both equations, we can build a general rule that bromine reacts

with compounds that contain a cc

 double bond to give the product expected from

functional groups

addition across the double bond. This approach to understanding the chemistry of organic

compounds presumes that certain atoms or groups of atoms known as

 

It also reacts with 3-methyl-2-pentene to form 2,3-dibromopentane.

 

 

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