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