Physical Science Quiz 18

what is the study of compounds containing carbon
organic chemistry
which group of compounds contain only hydrogen and carbon
hydrocarbons
what is a group of atoms capable of replacing a hydrogen atom in a compound?
functional group
what chemical process produces polymers
polymerization
in what type of functional group does a hydrocarbon chain replace the hydrogen atom of a carboxyl group
ester
hydrocarbons having a cyclic structure with delocalized electrons
aromatics
hydrocarbons having only single bonds between carbon atoms
alkanes
contain the functional group -COOH
carboxylic acids
have one or more atoms replaced with an -OH group
alcohols
hydrocarbons with one or more triple bonds
alkynes