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Inorganic vs organic

Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:49 pm
by Kellylin_4D
What are the differences between inorganic vs organic acids and bases?

Re: Inorganic vs organic

Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:30 pm
by Matthew ILG 1L
Acids containing carbon are known as organic acids. Bases containing carbon are known as organic bases. Acids that do NOT contain carbon are known as inorganic acids or mineral acids. Bases that do NOT contain carbon are known as inorganic bases.

Re: Inorganic vs organic

Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:30 pm
by Aman Sankineni 2L
Acids and bases containing carbon are known as organic. Acids and bases that DO NOT contain carbon are known as inorganic.

Re: Inorganic vs organic

Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:42 pm
by Kallista McCarty 1C
If it contains Carbon it is organic! Anything else (not having carbon) is inorganic.

Re: Inorganic vs organic

Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:57 pm
by thanh24mai
If it contains carbon it is organic !

Re: Inorganic vs organic

Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:13 am
by Kavya Immadisetty 2B
thanh24mai wrote:If it contains carbon it is organic !


Actually there are a few molecules that have carbon but are inorganic: CO2, CO, carbonates, carbides, cyanides, cyanates, and thiocyanates. But most bigger molecules that contain carbon are organic so its a good rule of thumb but just keep in mind that that isn't always true.