Definition, Examples & Classification Of Organic Compounds

Definition, Examples & Classification Of Organic Compounds

The existing large number of organic compounds and ever-increasing number have made it necessary to classify them. They may be classified based on their structure or the functional group.

Classification of Organic Compounds

Classification based on the structure:

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Based on the above classification let us classify the following compounds.

1. Classify the following compounds based on the structure

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Solutions:

(i) Unsaturated open chain compound
(ii) Saturated open chain compound
(iii) Aromatic benzenoid compound
(iv) Alicyclic compound

Classification of Organic Compounds

Classification based on functional groups:

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