Aldehydes vs. Ketones

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Maggie Elgin 2A
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Aldehydes vs. Ketones

Postby Maggie Elgin 2A » Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:21 am

What makes an aldehyde different from a ketone?

Manali Ghadiali 1E
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Re: Aldehydes vs. Ketones

Postby Manali Ghadiali 1E » Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:37 am

An aldehyde has a hydrogen attached to the carbon oxgyen double bond. A ketone does not have this hydrogen.

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Re: Aldehydes vs. Ketones

Postby Cinthia_Ramirez_3B » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:28 pm

An aldehyde can only be at the end of a carbon chain while a ketone can never be at the end.

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