About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning about basic hydrocarbons will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about hydrocarbon uses and structures. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in memorizing basic facts about hydrocarbons
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning chemistry (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Basic Hydrocarbons chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Basic Hydrocarbons chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any chemistry question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about basic hydrocarbons for a standard chemistry course. Topics covered include:
- Cyclohexane conformations
- The uses and structure of alpha and beta pinene
- Alpha and beta pinene synthesis
1. Cyclohexane Conformations: Chair, Boat & Twist-Boat
The proper conformation of cyclohexane is not a hexane. In this lesson, we will learn about the three conformations that cyclohexane can form: chair, boat and twist-boat.
2. Alpha & Beta Pinene: Synthesis, Uses & Structure
Where does the smell of pine come from? We'll be discussing the compounds known as alpha and beta pinene, which are the main components of pine resins. Our main points of discussion will include their structure, synthesis, and uses.
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Other chapters within the Organic & Inorganic Compounds Study Guide course
- Carboxilic Acids & Related Compounds
- Compounds of Silver
- Compounds of Aluminum
- Compounds of Ammonia
- Compounds of Iron
- Compounds of Copper
- Silicon & Silicon-Based Compounds
- Allotropy Overview & Common Allotropes
- Non-Aromatic Compounds Overview
- Alcohols in Chemistry
- Overview of Aldol & Aldolase
- Oxidation Overview