(a)What is a functional group? (b)What functional group characterizes an alcohol? (c) With reference to Exercise 2.75, write a structural formula for 1-butanol, the alcohol derived from butane, by making a substitution on one of the carbon atoms.
(a) What is a hydrocarbon? (b) Butane is the alkane with a chain of four carbon atoms. Write a structural formula for this compound and determine its molecular and empirical formulas.
Week 2 Notes CHM 111- Fall 2017 Professor Valetine St. Hilaire University of Miami September 1, 2017 Chapter 2: Atoms and Elements Law of Conservation chemical reactions- mass is neither created or destroyed o total mass of reactants = total mass of products Dalton’s Atomic Theory Matter has ultimate and indivisible particles Laws of Definite and Multiple Proportions o Elements are composed of tiny, indestructible particles (atoms) o All atoms in an element have the same mass and other properties which distinguish them from other atoms or elements o Atoms