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John Adney
Answered: Apr 20, 2017
Thepenultimate(second to lastcarbon)carbonis the last chiralcarbonof the chain. The alcohol group attached to thiscarbonis that which attacks the carbonyl during cyclization of a...Read More

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W. Mocroft, Philanthropist
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
The difference between aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons is that aliphatic hydrocarbons consist of linear chains of carbon atoms, like methane CH4, ethane, C2H6. Aromatic hydrocarbons consist...Read More

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W. Mocroft, Philanthropist
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
Alkanes are called paraffin because of their little affinity towards a general reagent. In other words, alkanes are inert substances. Saturated hydrocarbons (alkanes) are called paraffin....Read More

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M. Klose, Content Writer
Answered: Feb 11, 2019
Propanone is more commonly known as Acetone. Acetone is mostly used to clean surfaces with it. Acetone is easily mixed with water. This is why it makes cleaning so easily. Acetone is used...Read More

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C. Block, English Professor
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
The simplest hydrocarbon is methane (CH4). It is made up of only one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms. It is the leading constituent of natural gas. The respective abundance of methane on...Read More

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C. Perez, Writer
Answered: Feb 28, 2019
The vital force theory was put forward by Swedish chemist BERZELIUS in 1815. According to this theory, organic compounds could be produced only under the influence of some mysterious force...Read More

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Kafeelmirza
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
Use potassium dichromate, dilute H2SO4 then Heat and Reflux.

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W. Mocroft, Philanthropist
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
Aromatic compounds have all electrons paired whereas antiaromatic compounds electrons which make them unstable. Aromatic compounds have a high resonance which makes them more stable due to charge...Read More

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E. Good
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
All aromatic compounds need to follow a rule called Huckels rule to be termed aromatic. According to this rule, if the compound contains 4n+2 de-localizable pi electrons, it can be termed...Read More

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Jkrug
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
C13h26

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Freya_Zhen
Answered: Apr 01, 2020
Both A and C

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