C and functional groups

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Kelsey Jug 1J
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C and functional groups

Postby Kelsey Jug 1J » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:04 pm

Can functional groups share a carbon?

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Re: C and functional groups

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:07 pm

Can a single carbon atom host different functional groups?
Yes.

Remember that a carbon atom has four substitution points.

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Re: C and functional groups

Postby Alexandra_Shambayate_2L » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:08 pm

Yes they can, just as long as carbon does not go over four bonds.


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