Comparing Inorganic & Organic Compounds: Explanation & Practice

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What is, generally, the difference between inorganic and organic compounds?

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1. What causes inorganic compounds to have a higher solubility than organic compounds?

2. What causes inorganic compounds to have a higher viscosity than organic compounds?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take this mobile-friendly quiz and answer questions on a comparison between organic and inorganic compounds. You'll be required to know about key subjects like the main difference between organic and inorganic compounds and the reason inorganic compounds have a higher solubility than organic compounds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Compare these areas of difference between organic and inorganic compounds:

  • Viscosity
  • Density
  • Conductivity

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the solubility of inorganic and organic compounds
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the conductivity of organic/inorganic compounds and the major difference between these types of compounds
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the higher viscosity of inorganic compounds as compared to organic compounds

Additional Learning

You can learn more about compounds with the lesson called Comparing Inorganic & Organic Compounds: Explanation & Practice. These key areas will be highlighted:

  • Definition of viscosity
  • Density explanation
  • How conductivity works
  • Inorganic/organic compound examples
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