Chem 15-2 Naming simple hydrocarbons

Warm up:  {predictive / diagnostic} Write the  Greek prefixes for the numbers 1-10.

Ans: The Greek language prefix for numbers 1 to 10 are:
mono
di
tri
tetra
penta
hexa
hepta
oct
nona
deca

KANES – KENES – and KYNES

There are 3 major families of hydrocarbons recognizable by their chemical properies, for example how reactive they are

Alkanes:  Do not react easily but burn with oxygen if they are hot enough – Alkanes make great fuels —Name some common alkanes.

Vocabulary: textbook pg 750-751

Molecular formula

Structural formula

Condensed structural formula

 

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