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Suffixes

Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 10:33 pm
by Lovelyn Edillo 4F
Can someone brief me on what the suffixes ane, ene, yne, and ol mean?

Re: Suffixes

Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 10:37 pm
by Vinay Sharma 3L
Hello Lovelyn,

The -ane ending indicated the molecule has single bonds throughout it. The -ene ending means that there is a dounle bond within the molecule. The -yne ending indicated there is a triple bond within the molecule. The -ol ending indicates there is an alcohol group (OH) on the molecule.

Re: Suffixes

Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 10:37 pm
by Samantha Miceli 3J
-ane indicates it is an alkane with a single bond between carbons
-ene indicates it is an alkene with a double bond between carbons
-yne indicates it is an alkyne with a triple bond between carbons
-ol indicates it is an alcohol with a functional group -OH attached