Aldehyde: Definition, Reactions, Formula & Structure


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A carbon that is double bonded to an oxygen is known as a _____.

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1. The carbonyl carbon of an aldehyde has a slight _____.

2. Electrophiles are _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of aldehyde. You'll need to realize concepts like carbons that are double bonded to oxygen.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Identify the properties of carbonyl carbon
  • Define electrophiles
  • Determine the formula of an aldehyde
  • Recognize the angle between a carbonyl and its adjacent atoms

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on aldehyde
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of carbonyls to determine their role in the structure and function of aldehyde
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the formula of an aldehyde

Additional Learning

For additional information on this chemistry topic, take a look at the lesson entitled Aldehyde: Definition, Reactions, Formula & Structure. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define aldehyde
  • Understand chemical reactions with regard to aldehyde
  • Determine what is an nucleophile
  • Realize the structure of aldehyde