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Organic Compounds

An organic compound is any member of a large class of gaseous, liquid, or solid chemical compounds whose molecules contain carbon. For historical reasons, a few types of carbon-containing compounds such as carbides, carbonates, simple oxides of carbon (such as carbon monoxide and carbon suboxide), cyanides, and acetylides are considered inorganic.


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In contrast, organic compounds do not have any medals, and they typically have a carbon bonded to another. Elements such as oxygen or hydrogen and examples of this include sugar, so sugar has a chemical formula of ch 12 h 22 11. I was so sugar is a organic compound because it has carbon, which is bonded to other elements in this case, hydrogen and oxygen. So another example includes nothing. So methane is an organic compound because it has a carbon bonded to other elements in this case, hundreds. And lastly, carbon dioxide is an organic compound because it has a carbon, which responded to two other oxygen's, um so working A compounds have different properties than inorganic compounds. Specifically, if we look at the type of bonding, organic compounds typically make Covalin bonds, which we will discuss later. But essentially, Covalin bonds are bonds where electrons are shared between Adams. As for scalability, um, organic compounds typically have low, solid ability because usually they don't create islands very readily, and so it's not very conductive, very because connectivity is associate with the ease. I wish electrons move, so if you don't create any islands, it's very hard for electrons around in terms of melting point thes tend tohave, low melting points on to illustrate this. For a table sugar, it's Building Point is 300 66.8 degrees Fahrenheit, which, if you compare it toe, um, something like table salt. It's actually very low. And this has to do with the fact that Carrillo bonds tend to be weaker than Ionic bonds, which end up making the melting point a lot lower on DSO. We'll talk about bonding later on in the course, so this sums up all the topics and intro to account.