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  • Functional Groups

    What is a Functional Group? A functional group is a portion of a molecule that is a recognizable/classified group of bound atoms. In organic chemistry it is very common to see molecules comprised mainly of a carbon backbone with functional groups attached to the chain. The functional group gives the molecule its properties‚ regardless of what molecule contains it*; they are centers of chemical reactivity. The functional groups within a molecule need to be identified when naming. *Definition taken

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  • Functional Group Analysis

    Functional Group Analysis: Carbonyl Compounds‚ Oxidizable Carbonyl Compounds and Acidic Compounds Christian Paul L. Ramos Institute of Chemistry‚ University of the Philippines‚ Diliman‚ Quezon City 1101 Philippines Date Performed: August 24‚ 2012; Date Submitted: September 19‚ 2012 Results and Discussion Aldehydes and ketones both contain the carbonyl group – a group in which a carbon atom has a double bond to oxygen. The carbonyl group in aldehydes is bonded to at least one

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  • Testing for Alkene Functional Group

    Testing for functional groups The chemistry for carbon is vast; there are in excess of ten million known carbon compounds. It is estimated that 300000 new carbon compounds are discovered each year. Organic molecules contain functional groups that are responsible for their chemical properties. Functional groups will react with certain regents in predictable ways‚ making it possible to develop diagnostic reactions to test for their presence in an organic molecule. Common functional groups found in

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  • Chemical Tests for Unknown Functional Groups

    Chemical T ests for Unknowns Chemical tests have been developed as a means of identifying what functional groups are present in an unknown compound. Since IR and NMR spectroscopy has been developed‚ they are no longer critical to unknown analysis‚ but they can still be useful for confirming what you have determined by spectroscopy. Some of them look cool too! In order for a chemical reaction to work as a chemical test‚ it must 1) create a visible result (a color change‚ a precipitate‚ etc)

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  • Chemistry: Functional Group and Different Types

    Compare diamonds and graphite in terms of bonding and properties. · Describe the properties of the carbon atom that allow it to form such a wide variety of compounds. · Identify the basic steps in the carbon cycle. · Describe and identify the functional groups

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  • Functional Roles of Group Members

    Functional Roles of Group Members Task Roles 1. Initiator/Contributor Contributes ideas and suggestions; proposes solutions and decisions; proposes new ideas or states old ideas in a novel fashion. 2. Information Seeker Asks for clarification of comments in terms of their factual adequacy; asks for information or facts relevant to the problem; suggests information is needed before making decisions. 3. Information Giver Offers facts or generalizations that may relate to the

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  • Functional Illiteracy

    moral‚ and functional illiteracy in his article. Cultural illiteracy defined by E.D. Hirsch Jr. is to possess the basic information needed to thrive in the modern world (Nash). Moral illiteracy is not being taught or lacked the education and understandings in religious or spiritual beliefs (Nash). Functional illiteracy refers to the inability of an individual to use reading‚ speaking‚ writing‚ and computational skills in everyday life (Literacy Center for the Midlands). Functional illiteracy is

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  • Functional Illiteracy

    Functional illiteracy is reading and writing skills that are inadequate "to manage daily living and employment tasks that require reading skills beyond a basic level".[1] Functional illiteracy is contrasted with illiteracy in the strict sense‚ meaning the inability to read or write simple sentences in any language. Foreigners who cannot read and write in the native language where they live may also be considered functionally illiterate. Contents   [hide]  1 Characteristics 2 Links with poverty and

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  • Functional Illiteracy

    Illiteracy and its effects. Intro Illiteracy is defined as the inability to read or write. There are purely illiterate; persons who cannot read or write at all and functionally illiterate; persons who can read and possibly write simple sentences with a limited vocabulary. In Malaysia‚ the government provides education in free public school for its citizens but many remain uneducated and illiterate. Illiterate persons are always typically labelled as stupid but in reality some of them are smart

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  • Functional Decomposition Diagram

    Functional Decomposition Diagram An analyst first must understand an organization’s business functions before he or she can begin developing information systems. The functional decomposition diagram (FDD) is a business planning tool that depicts the hierarchy of business functions‚ processes‚ and subprocesses within an organization that are later described in detail using process models (chapter 6). The exercise of breaking down‚ or decomposing‚ the business functions into processes makes complex

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