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Hydrocarbon Derivatives: Definition & Properties

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In general, how do the boiling points of hydrocarbon derivatives compare to the boiling points of regular hydrocarbons?

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1. What best describes the term functional group?

2. How does the presence of an electronegative atom in a functional group affect the properties of the compound?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of hydrocarbon derivatives. The quiz will also assess your comprehension of concepts like the boiling points of regular carbons and polar molecules.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Describe functional group
  • Identify the relationship between an electronegative atom and the properties of a compound
  • Determine the differences between small and larger hydrocarbon derivatives
  • Recognize an appropriate analogy for a polar molecule

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 hydrocarbon derivatives
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding electronegativity and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the unequal distribution of a charge across a molecule

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the lesson titled Hydrocarbon Derivatives: Definition and Properties. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define hydrocarbon
  • Identify what are hydrocarbon derivatives
  • Define electronegativity
  • Understand boiling points with regard to hydrocarbons
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